Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 502–507

An automatic liver segmentation algorithm based on grow cut and level sets

Software and Hardware for Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis

Abstract

Organ segmentation is often a first step in medical diagnostic. In this paper a fully automatic three-dimensional method for liver segmentation is presented. It is based on voxel density analysis with use of automated grow cut method. Obtained segmentation is then refined by active contours model.

Keywords

image segmentation grow-cut active contours liver 

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© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of West BohemiaPlzeňCzech Republic

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