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Efficient 2D neuron boundary segmentation with local topological constraints

  title={Efficient 2D neuron boundary segmentation with local topological constraints},
  author={Thanuja D. Ambegoda and Matthew Cook},
We present a method for segmenting neuron membranes in 2D electron microscopy imagery. This segmentation task has been a bottleneck to reconstruction efforts of the brain's synaptic circuits. One common problem is the misclassification of blurry membrane fragments as cell interior, which leads to merging of two adjacent neuron sections into one via the blurry membrane region. Human annotators can easily avoid such errors by implicitly performing gap completion, taking into account the… 

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