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125views more  CMIG 2010»
11 years 12 days ago
VascuSynth: Simulating vascular trees for generating volumetric image data with ground-truth segmentation and tree analysis
Automated segmentation and analysis of tree-like structures from 3D medical images are important for many medical applications, such as those dealing with blood vasculature or lun...
Ghassan Hamarneh, Preet Jassi
11 years 3 months ago
Level embedded medical image compression based on value of interest
In this paper, we propose a novel compression scheme for medical images with extended bit depth. Our scheme efficiently utilizes the VOI (value of interest) settings of the medica...
Wen Sun, Yan Lu, Feng Wu, Shipeng Li
116views Computer Vision» more  MVA 2002»
11 years 5 months ago
Contour Extraction in Medical Images Using B-Snake Model
In this paper, a close-form B-snake model is presented for contour extraction in medical images. Based on our previous research work [lo], the Principal Component Analysis (PCA) h...
Yue Wang, Eam Khwang Teoh
181views more  PAMI 2006»
11 years 5 months ago
Optimal Surface Segmentation in Volumetric Images-A Graph-Theoretic Approach
Efficient segmentation of globally optimal surfaces representing object boundaries in volumetric data sets is important and challenging in many medical image analysis applications....
Kang Li, Xiaodong Wu, Danny Z. Chen, Milan Sonka
112views more  IVC 2006»
11 years 5 months ago
A comparison between BEM and FEM for elastic registration of medical images
The aim of medical image registration is to bring different images into the best possible spatial correspondence in order to obtain complementary information for clinical applicat...
Evgeny Gladilin, Vladimir Pekar, Karl Rohr, H. Sie...
174views Mathematics» more  METMBS 2004»
11 years 6 months ago
Med-LIFE: A Diagnostic Aid for Medical Imagery
We present a system known as Med-LIFE (Medical application of Learning, Image Fusion, and Exploration) currently under development for medical image analysis. This pipelined syste...
Joshua R. New, Erion Hasanbelliu, Mario Aguilar
116views Healthcare» more  MEDINFO 2007»
11 years 6 months ago
Improving Computer Aided Disease Detection Using Knowledge of Disease Appearance
The accurate quantification of disease patterns in medical images allows radiologists to track the progress of a disease. Various computer vision techniques are able to automatica...
Tatjana Zrimec, James S. J. Wong
158views Healthcare» more  MEDINFO 2007»
11 years 6 months ago
Geographically Distributed Complementary Content-Based Image Retrieval Systems for Biomedical Image Informatics
There is a significant increase in the use of medical images in clinical medicine, disease research, and education. While the literature lists several successful systems for conte...
Sameer Antani, Thomas Martin Deserno, L. Rodney Lo...
11 years 7 months ago
Automated Object Extraction for Medical Image Retrieval Using the Insight Toolkit (ITK)
Visual information retrieval is an emerging domain in the medical field as it has been in computer vision for more than ten years. It has the potential to help better managing the ...
Henning Müller, Joris Heuberger, Adrien Depeu...
11 years 8 months ago
Medical Image Integrity Control Combining Digital Signature and Lossless Watermarking
Enforcing protection of medical content becomes a major issue of computer security. Since medical contents are more and more widely distributed, it is necessary to develop security...
Wei Pan, Gouenou Coatrieux, Nora Cuppens-Boulahia,...