• Corpus ID: 4861068

Attention U-Net: Learning Where to Look for the Pancreas

  title={Attention U-Net: Learning Where to Look for the Pancreas},
  author={Ozan Oktay and Jo Schlemper and Lo{\"i}c Le Folgoc and M. J. Lee and Mattias P. Heinrich and Kazunari Misawa and Kensaku Mori and Steven G. McDonagh and Nils Y. Hammerla and Bernhard Kainz and Ben Glocker and Daniel Rueckert},
We propose a novel attention gate (AG) model for medical imaging that automatically learns to focus on target structures of varying shapes and sizes. [] Key Method AGs can be easily integrated into standard CNN architectures such as the U-Net model with minimal computational overhead while increasing the model sensitivity and prediction accuracy. The proposed Attention U-Net architecture is evaluated on two large CT abdominal datasets for multi-class image segmentation. Experimental results show that AGs…

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