A Framework for White Blood Cell Segmentation in Microscopic Blood Images Using Digital Image Processing

@inproceedings{Sadeghian2009AFF,
  title={A Framework for White Blood Cell Segmentation in Microscopic Blood Images Using Digital Image Processing},
  author={Farnoosh Sadeghian and Zainina Seman and Abdul Rahman Ramli and Badrul Hisham Abdul Kahar and M. Iqbal Bin Saripan},
  booktitle={Biological Procedures Online},
  year={2009}
}
Evaluation of blood smear is a commonly clinical test these days. Most of the time, the hematologists are interested on white blood cells (WBCs) only. Digital image processing techniques can help them in their analysis and diagnosis. For example, disease like acute leukemia is detected based on the amount and condition of the WBC. The main objective of this paper is to segment the WBC to its two dominant elements: nucleus and cytoplasm. The segmentation is conducted using a proposed… CONTINUE READING
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