Scientific and Technical Information Processing

, Volume 44, Issue 6, pp 397–405 | Cite as

Tools for Automatically Finding and Visualizing Interest Areas in MRI Data to Support Decision Making by Medical Researchers

  • V. P. Fralenko
  • M. V. Khachumov
  • M. V. Shustova


This article gives a detailed description of the techniques developed by the authors for primary and deep processing of magnetic-resonance imaging that are aimed at detecting areas of ischemic lesion in the rat brain. The tools include the techniques for bringing MRI images of different samples to the normalized form (size, shape, and brightness). Another set of tools is associated with the detection of anomalies based on T2 and MDC images using artificial neural networks and specific metrics. It is assumed that the created algorithms and programs will be part of the developed research software system that is oriented to support decision making by medical researchers.


magnetic resonance tomography brain ischemic lesion image recognition visualization metric convolutional neural network 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Fralenko
    • 1
  • M. V. Khachumov
    • 2
  • M. V. Shustova
    • 1
  1. 1.Ailamazyan Program Systems Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Yaroslavl RegionPereslavl-Zalessky DistrictVeskovo VillageRussia
  2. 2.Institute for Systems Analysis, Computer Science and Control Federal Research CenterRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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