Brain MRI Image Segmentation in View of Tumor Detection: Application to Multiple Sclerosis

  • Rabeb Mezgar
  • Mohamed Ali Mahjoub
  • Randa Salem
  • Abdellatif Mtibaa
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7340)


Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory and demyelization disease that causes the disorder of the central nervous system. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) becomes the most important means for a better understanding of the disease. A variety of methods to segment these lesions are available to make the lesions detection less fastidious. So, we use a robust algorithm on EM algorithm that proposes an original detection scheme for outliers. The results obtained are very satisfactory.


EM algorithm Multiple sclerosis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Levels-Sets 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rabeb Mezgar
    • 1
  • Mohamed Ali Mahjoub
    • 2
  • Randa Salem
    • 3
  • Abdellatif Mtibaa
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Electronics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Sciences of MonastirUniversity of MonastirTunisia
  2. 2.Research Unit SAGE (Advanced Systems in Electrical Engineering) EnisoUniversity of SousseTunisia
  3. 3.Laboratory of interventional RadiologyUniversity of MonastirTunisia

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