A Fast and Fully Automated Approach to Segment Optic Nerves on MRI and Its Application to Radiosurgery

Dolz, Jose ;   Leroy, Henri-Arthur ;   Reyns, Nicolas ;   Massoptier, Laurent ;   Vermandel, Maximilien

Tags Image segmentationMachine learningBrain

Delineating critical structures of the brain is required for advanced radiotherapy technologies to determine whether the dose from the...

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A Modality Synthesis Framework: Using Patch based Intensity Histogram and Weber Local Descriptor Features

Lu, Yongning ;   Sun, Ying ;   Liao, Rui ;   Ong, Sim Heng

Tags Image synthesisMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Image modality synthesis has attracted much attention recently. In this paper, we propose a general framework for modality synthesis, which...

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Accurate Thigh Inter-Muscular Adipose Quantification using a Data-Driven and Sparsity-Constrained Deformable Model

Tan, Chaowei ;   Yan, Zhennan ;   Yang, Dong ;   Li, Kang ;   Yu, Hui Jing ;   Engelke, Klaus ;   Miller, Colin ;   Metaxas, Dimitris

Tags Image segmentationMuscle

The thigh inter-muscular adipose tissue (IMAT) quantification plays a critical role in various medical analysis tasks, e.g., the analysis of...

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An Experimental Study on Combining the Auto-Context Model with Corrective Learning for Canine Leg Muscle Segmentation

Wang, Hongzhi ;   Cao, Yu ;   Syeda-Mahmood, Tanveer

Tags Image segmentationMachine learningMuscle

Corrective learning is a technique that applies classification methods for automatically detecting and correcting systematic segmentation...

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Automated Segmentation of the Thyroid Gland on CT using Multi-Atlas Label Fusion and Random Forest

Liu, Jiamin ;   Narayanan, Divya ;   Chang, Kevin ;   Kim, Lauren ;   Turkbey, Evrim ;   Lu, Le ;   Yao, Jianhua ;   Summers, Ronald

Tags ThyroidImage segmentationAtlases

The thyroid gland is an important endocrine organ. For a variety of clinical applications, a system for automated segmentation of the thyroid...

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Hierarchies and Shape-Space for PET Image Segmentation

Grossiord, Éloïse ;   Talbot, Hugues ;   Passat, Nicolas ;   Tervé, Pierre ;   Meignan, Michel ;   Najman, Laurent

Tags Nuclear imaging (e.g. PET, SPECT)image filtering (e.g. mathematical morphology, wavelets,...)Image segmentation

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) image segmentation is essential for detecting lesions and quantifying their metabolic activity. Due to the...

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Learning-Based Detection of Flow Diverters in Cerebral Images

Zhu, Ying Julie

Tags Image segmentationMachine learningProbabilistic and statistical models & methods

We propose a machine learning-based method to automatically detect flow diverters in cerebral C-arm CT images. An appearance detector is...

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Level-Set Segmentation of 2D and 3D Ultrasound Data using Local Gamma Distribution Fitting Energy

Bui, Thanh Minh ;   Coron, Alain ;   Mamou, Jonathan ;   Saegusa-Beecroft, Emi ;   Machi, Junji ;   Dizeux, Alexandre ;   Bridal, Lori ;   Feleppa, Ernest

Tags Image segmentationUltrasoundTissue

Ultrasound (US) data suffer from speckle noise as well as intensity inhomogeneities due to underlying changes in acoustic properties of...

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