Suvadip Mukherjee

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We propose a novel region based segmentation method capable of segmenting objects in presence of significant intensity variation. Current solutions use some form of local processing to tackle intra-region inhomogeneity, which makes such methods susceptible to local minima. In this letter, we present a framework which generalizes the traditional Chan-Vese(More)
A segmentation framework is proposed to trace neurons from confocal microscopy images. With an increasing demand for high throughput neuronal image analysis, we propose an automated scheme to perform segmentation in a variational framework. Our segmentation technique, called tubularity flow field (TuFF) performs directional regional growing guided by the(More)
We propose a novel region based segmentation technique using dictionary learning. In a previous work we have developed a method which uses a set of pre-specified Legendre basis functions to perform region based segmentation of an object in presence of heterogeneous illumination. We hypothesize that in problems where a set of training images for the object(More)
In this paper we propose a novel approach to the extraction of medial axis for grayscale objects. The method utilizes a computationally efficient vector field convolution to enhance the medialness feature. Local maxima of medialness are analyzed in scale space, yielding a robust medial axis for grayscale imagery. An important application of this work is the(More)
We aim to analyze the social behavior of Drosophila larvae through automated identification of their motion activity pattern. Social activity recognition is an essential step in identifying the correlation between specific neuronal structures in their brain to the social behavior of the species. Larvae videos are obtained using low-cost overhead video;(More)
Study of the sunflower movement may reveal clues regarding unknown mechanisms that regulate periodicity and spatial complexity in plant growth and development. In this paper, we introduce an automated process to track circumnutation of sunflower seedlings. The objective is to track the leaves of the sunflower plant in a video captured by an overhead camera.(More)
The neuronal content of an organism, the individual morphology of each neuron and the variability of these components constitute the atlas of the neurome. The description of such an atlas will be critical in determining the complex neural system of a given organism, eventually providing clues to how animals think and function. As the organisms under(More)