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Low-Level Segmentation Of Multidimensional Medical Images: An Expert System
Author(s): Sai Prasad Raya; Gabor T. Herman
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Paper Abstract

The basic framework of an expert rule-based segmentation system designed to handle some of the low-level segmentation problems in medical imaging is presented. The system is modular in nature consisting of two associative memories and a number of independent modules specialized in different aspects of segmentation. The basic control structure is that of a production system in which knowledge is formulated into condition-action rules. Some preliminary results pertaining to low-level segmentation of structures of the brain via magnetic resonance imaging are also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1199, Visual Communications and Image Processing IV, (1 November 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.970101
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Sai Prasad Raya, University of California (United States)
Gabor T. Herman, University of Pennsylvania (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1199:
Visual Communications and Image Processing IV
William A. Pearlman, Editor(s)

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