Hair detection in dermoscopic images using Percolation

@article{Afonso2012HairDI,
  title={Hair detection in dermoscopic images using Percolation},
  author={Ana Afonso and Margarida Silveira},
  journal={2012 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society},
  year={2012},
  pages={4378-4381}
}
The automatic analysis of dermoscopy images is often impaired by artifacts such as air bubbles, specular reflections or dark hair covering the skin lesions. Consequently, an important pre-processing step includes their detection and elimination. The most common and probably the most compromising of these artifacts is the presence of hair and therefore specific algorithms are required for its detection. This paper proposes a method for the detection of hair in dermoscopy images based on an… CONTINUE READING

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