Exploiting Enclosing Membranes and Contextual Cues for Mitochondria Segmentation

  • Aurélien Lucchi
  • Carlos Becker
  • Pablo Márquez Neila
  • Pascal Fua
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8673)


In this paper, we improve upon earlier approaches to segmenting mitochondria in Electron Microscopy images by explicitly modeling the double membrane that encloses mitochondria, as well as using features that capture context over an extended neighborhood. We demonstrate that this results in both improved classification accuracy and reduced computational requirements for training.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aurélien Lucchi
    • 2
  • Carlos Becker
    • 1
  • Pablo Márquez Neila
    • 1
  • Pascal Fua
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Vision LaboratoryEPFLLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceETHZZürichSwitzerland

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