Structural information and (hyper)graph matching for MRI piglet brain extraction

@article{Durandeau2019StructuralIA,
  title={Structural information and (hyper)graph matching for MRI piglet brain extraction},
  author={Alain Durandeau and Jean-Baptiste Fasquel and Isabelle Bloch and Edouard Mazerand and Philippe Menei and Claudia N. Montero-Menei and Mickael Dinomais},
  journal={10th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Systems (ICPRS-2019)},
  year={2019}
}
In the context of the study of the maturation process of the infant brain, this paper focuses on postnatal piglet brain, whose structure is similar to the one of an infant. Due to the small size of the piglet brain and the abundance of surrounding fat and muscles, the automatic brain extraction using correctely initialized deformable models is tedious, and the standard approach used for human brain does not apply. The paper proposes an original brain extraction method based on a deformable… 

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