Implicit active contours for ultrasound images segmentation driven by phase information and local maximum likelihood

@article{Belaid2011ImplicitAC,
  title={Implicit active contours for ultrasound images segmentation driven by phase information and local maximum likelihood},
  author={Ahror Belaid and Djamal Boukerroui and Yves Maingourd and Jean-François Lerallut},
  journal={2011 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro},
  year={2011},
  pages={630-635}
}
This paper presents a new method in a variational level set framework for ultrasound images segmentation. The conventional intensity gradient based methods have had limited success on ultrasound images. Phase based methods, which are theoretically intensity-invariant, offer a good alternative. The proposed approach uses a speed term based on local phase derived from the monogenic signal. In order to confront more the speckle noise and local changes of intensity, the proposed phase based… CONTINUE READING
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