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Image segmentation techniques have been an invaluable task in many domains such as quantification of tissue volumes, medical diagnosis, anatomical structure study, treatment planning, etc. Image segmentation is still a debatable problem due to some issues. Firstly, most image segmentation solutions are problem-based. Secondly, medical image segmentation(More)
The demand for automatically classification of medical X-ray images is rising faster than ever. In this paper, an approach is presented to gain high accuracy rate for those classes of medical database with high ratio of intraclass variability and interclass similarities. The classification framework was constructed via annotation using the following three(More)
Medical images in digital form must be stored in a secure way to preserve stringent image quality standards and prevent unauthorised disclosure of patient data. This paper proposes a multiple water-marking method to serve these purposes. A multiple watermark consists of an annotation part and a fragile part. Encrypted patient data can be embedded in an(More)
The essential performance metrics of a robust watermark include robustness, imperceptibility, watermark capacity and security. In addition, computational cost is important for practicality. Wavelet-based image watermarking methods exploit the frequency information and spatial information of the transformed data in multiple resolutions to gain robustness.(More)
The rapid development of technologies and steadily growing amounts of digital information highlight the need of developing an accessing system. Content-based image indexing and retrieval has been an important research area in computer science for the last few decades. The approaches of content-based image retrieval using low level features such as colour,(More)
Digital watermarking techniques have been proposed to protect the copyright of multimedia data. Robustness against geometric distortion is one of the most important issues to be solved to increase the robustness of digital image watermarking systems. Such attacks are very simple to implement, so they can defeat most existing watermarking algorithms without(More)
Medical images form an essential source of information for various important processes such as diagnosis of diseases, surgical planning, medical reference, research and training. Therefore, effective and meaningful search and classification of these images are vital. In this paper, the approaches of content-based image retrieval (CBIR) using low level(More)