Segmentation and Extraction of Morphologic Features from Capillary Images

  title={Segmentation and Extraction of Morphologic Features from Capillary Images},
  author={J. C. Riao-Rojas and F. A. Prieto-Ortiz and L. J. Morantes and E. Sanchez-Camperos and Felipe Jaramillo-Ayerbe},
  journal={2007 Sixth Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Special Session (MICAI)},
A methodology for segmentation and extraction morphologic feature from nailfold capillaroscopic images is presented. The main characteristic of the images studied here is the low contrast between the background and the capillaries.For this reason, three fundamental steps were applied in the preprocess: correction of the illumination, highlight and smoothing. For segmenting these images, Laplacians of the most contrasted component in each color space and the connectedness by threshold (region… CONTINUE READING
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