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Segmenting ultrasound video with a wavelet variational model

Wed Apr 27 08:52:08 EDT 2016 | Science Codex
Image segmentation, the process of separating a digital image into multiple sections for individual examination, is frequently used in medical image analysis. For example, segmentation in ultrasound footage helps identify boundaries and regions of interest (ROI) that facilitate image interpretation. Efficient segmentation of ultrasound videos, however, is often complicated by low contrast, shadow effects, and complex "noise" statistics (unexplained variations). In addition, real-time application..

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Selected frames of the original ultrasound images (left to right) and the region of interest (ROI) tracking results (top to bottom). Credit: Xiaoqun Zhang Image segmentation, the p..
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