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Alternate Spaces For Model Deformation: Application Of Stop And Go Active Models To Medical Images

  • Oriol Pujol
  • Petia Radeva
Part of the Topics in Biomedical Engineering. International Book Series book series (ITBE)

The role of deformable models [1, 2, 3], in medical image analysis [4] has been increasing over the past two decades. The location of a pathology, the study of anatomical structures, computer-assisted surgery, or quantification of tissue volumes are a few of the applications in which deformable models have proved to be very effective. Due to their importance, the study and improvement of these models is still a challenge [5, 6, 7, 8]. These techniques are used to give a highlevel interpretation of low-level information such as contours or isolated regions.

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Local Binary Pattern Model Deformation Deformable Model Active Contour Model Curvature Term 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oriol Pujol
    • 1
  • Petia Radeva
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento Matemática Aplicada I AnálisiUniversidad de BarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Centre de Visió per ComputadorUniversidad Autónoma de BarcelonaSpain

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