Donald H. Szarowski

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Algorithms are presented for fully automatic three-dimensional (3-D) tracing of neurons that are imaged by fluorescence confocal microscopy. Unlike previous voxel-based skeletonization methods, the present approach works by recursively following the neuronal topology, using a set of 4 x N2 directional kernels (e.g., N = 32), guided by a generalized 3-D(More)
This paper presents a method to exploit rank statistics to improve fully automatic tracing of neurons from noisy digital confocal microscope images. Previously proposed exploratory tracing (vectorization) algorithms work by recursively following the neuronal topology, guided by responses of multiple directional correlation kernels. These algorithms were(More)
Automated three-dimensional (3-D) image analysis methods are presented for tracing of dye-injected neurons imaged by fluorescence confocal microscopy and HRP-stained neurons imaged by transmitted-light brightfield microscopy. An improved algorithm for adaptive 3-D skeletonization of noisy images enables the tracing. This algorithm operates by performing(More)
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