A Distance Map Regularized CNN for Cardiac Cine MR Image Segmentation

@article{Dangi2019ADM,
  title={A Distance Map Regularized CNN for Cardiac Cine MR Image Segmentation},
  author={Shusil Dangi and Ziv Rafael Yaniv and Cristian A. Linte},
  journal={Medical physics},
  year={2019}
}
PURPOSE Cardiac image segmentation is a critical process for generating personalized models of the heart and for quantifying cardiac performance parameters. [...] Key MethodMETHODS We train a CNN network to perform the main task of semantic segmentation, along with the simultaneous, auxiliary task of pixel-wise distance map regression. The network also predicts uncertainties associated with both tasks, such that their losses are weighted by the inverse of their corresponding uncertainties. As a result, during…Expand
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