Microtubule Tracking in Electron Microscopy Volumes

  title={Microtubule Tracking in Electron Microscopy Volumes},
  author={Nils Eckstein and Julia M. Buhmann and Matthew Cook and Jan Funke},
We present a method for microtubule tracking in electron microscopy volumes. Our method first identifies a sparse set of voxels that likely belong to microtubules. Similar to prior work, we then enumerate potential edges between these voxels, which we represent in a candidate graph. Tracks of microtubules are found by selecting nodes and edges in the candidate graph by solving a constrained optimization problem incorporating biological priors on microtubule structure. For this, we present a… Expand
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