Medical Image Segmentation and Localization using Deformable Templates

@article{Spiller2007MedicalIS,
  title={Medical Image Segmentation and Localization using Deformable Templates},
  author={John Spiller and T. Marwala},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2007},
  volume={abs/0705.0781}
}
This paper presents deformable templates as a tool for segmentation and localization of biological structures in medical images. Structures are represented by a prototype template, combined with a parametric warp mapping used to deform the original shape. The localization procedure is achieved using a multi-stage, multi-resolution algorithm designed to reduce computational complexity and time. The algorithm initially identifies regions in the image most likely to contain the desired objects and… Expand
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