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Combined T1 and T2 MR Brain Segmentation

  • Rafał Henryk Kartaszyǹski
  • Paweł Mikołajczak
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 57)

Summary

In following article we present new approach to segmentation of brain from MR studies. Method is fully automated, very efficient, and quick. Main point of this algorithm is subtraction of T1 series form T2 series (therefore we’ve called it combined), proceed and followed by few image processing steps.

Method has been tested and graded by experts, also the segmentation results where compared numerically to those produced by experts. Results of these tests point at great effectiveness of presented algorithm.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafał Henryk Kartaszyǹski
    • 1
  • Paweł Mikołajczak
    • 1
  1. 1.Maria Curie Skłodowska UniversityLublinPoland

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