A unifying framework for partial volume segmentation of brain MR images

@article{Leemput2003AUF,
  title={A unifying framework for partial volume segmentation of brain MR images},
  author={Koenraad Van Leemput and Frederik Maes and Dirk Vandermeulen and Paul Suetens},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging},
  year={2003},
  volume={22},
  pages={105-119}
}
Accurate brain tissue segmentation by intensity-based voxel classification of magnetic resonance (MR) images is complicated by partial volume (PV) voxels that contain a mixture of two or more tissue types. In this paper, we present a statistical framework for PV segmentation that encompasses and extends existing techniques. We start from a commonly used parametric statistical image model in which each voxel belongs to one single tissue type, and introduce an additional downsampling step that… CONTINUE READING
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