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Topics in Medical Image Processing and Computational Vision

  • João Manuel R.S. Tavares
  • Renato M. Natal Jorge
  • Addresses the role of the numerical simulation in clinical practice

  • Includes recent advances in theoretical foundations of medical processing

  • Brings together research, applications, techniques and trends


Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics book series (LNCVB, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Quan Yuan, Ashwin Thangali, Vitaly Ablavsky, Stan Sclaroff
    Pages 1-32
  3. Hamimah Ujir, Michael Spann
    Pages 33-47
  4. Alexandre A. Bernardes, Jonathan G. Rogeri, Roberta B. Oliveira, Norian Marranghello, Aledir S. Pereira, Alex F. Araujo et al.
    Pages 67-85
  5. Carles Fernandez, Jordi Gonzàlez, João Manuel R. S. Tavares, F. Xavier Roca
    Pages 87-99
  6. M. González-Hidalgo, S. Massanet, A. Mir
    Pages 101-118
  7. Henryk Palus, Mariusz Frackiewicz
    Pages 119-138
  8. J. E. Gil, J. P. Aranda, E. Mérida-Casermeiro, M. Ujaldón
    Pages 181-200
  9. J. L. Quintero-Morales, E. Nava-Baro, A. García-Linares, B. Camacho-García, M. S. Dawid-Milner
    Pages 201-222
  10. Ricardo Vardasca, Ricardo Simoes
    Pages 223-237
  11. José Pinão, Carlos Manta Oliveira, André Mora, João Dias
    Pages 239-260
  12. Bruno Cafaro, Silvia Canale, Alberto De Santis, Daniela Iacoviello, Fiora Pirri, Simone Sagratella
    Pages 275-289
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 307-309

About this book



The sixteen chapters included in this book were written by invited experts of international recognition and address important issues in Medical Image Processing and Computational Vision, including: Object Recognition, Object Detection, Object Tracking, Pose Estimation, Facial Expression Recognition, Image Retrieval, Data Mining, Automatic Video Understanding and Management, Edges Detection, Image Segmentation, Modelling and Simulation, Medical thermography, Database Systems, Synthetic Aperture Radar and Satellite Imagery.


Different applications are addressed and described throughout the book, comprising: Object Recognition and Tracking, Facial Expression Recognition, Image Database, Plant Disease Classification, Video Understanding and Management, Image Processing, Image Segmentation, Bio-structure Modelling and Simulation, Medical Imaging, Image Classification, Medical Diagnosis, Urban Areas Classification, Land Map Generation.


The book brings together the current state-of-the-art in the various multi-disciplinary solutions for Medical Image Processing and Computational Vision, including research, techniques, applications and new trends contributing to the development of the related areas.



3D object reconstruction bioimaging biomechanics computational vision medical image processing modeling surgery simulation

Editors and affiliations

  • João Manuel R.S. Tavares
    • 1
  • Renato M. Natal Jorge
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculdade de Engenharia, Departamento de Engenharia MecânicaUniversidade do PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.Faculdade de Engenharia, Departamento de Engenharia MecânicaUniversidade do PortoPortoPortugal

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