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Three-Dimensional Stochastic Organ-Models For Segmentation In CT-Scans
Author(s): Nico Karssemeijer
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Paper Abstract

A statistically based relaxation method is applied to segmentation of abdominal X-ray CT-scans. To incorporate prior knowledge about the anatomical structure a stochastic model representing the geometry of the abdomen is used. Properties of each tissue class with respect to X-ray imaging are modelled by mean grey value distributions. The performance of the segmentation procedure has been tested on a set of 18 scan-sequences.

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Date Published: 14 April 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1030, Biostereometrics '88, (14 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950468
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Nico Karssemeijer, University of Nijmegen (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1030:
Biostereometrics '88
Juerg U. Baumann; Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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