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Auto Atic 3D Reconstruction From Serial Section Electron Micrographs
Author(s): Peter G Selfridge
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Paper Abstract

Neuron tracing of serial sections is the process of reconstructing the three-dimensional structure of a neuron from a series of two-dimensional cross sectional images. Automatic neuron tracing is a challenging computer vision problem. This paper first describes the CARTOS-ACE neuron tracing system developed at Columbia University. It then describes the program TRACER-1 and presents a detailed example of its execution. It then examines TRACER-1's performance more generally and discusses further improvements, many of which will require encoding more knowledge into the next version of the program.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 March 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0635, Applications of Artificial Intelligence III, (26 March 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964169
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Peter G Selfridge, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0635:
Applications of Artificial Intelligence III
John F. Gilmore, Editor(s)

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