Abstract: Exploring Sparsity in CNNs for Medical Image Segmentation BRIEFnet

  • Mattias P. Heinrich
  • Ozan Oktay
Conference paper
Part of the Informatik aktuell book series (INFORMAT)


Deep convolutional neural networks can evidently achieve astonishing accuracies for multiple medical image analysis tasks, in particular segmentation and detection. However, the actual translation of deep learning into clinical practice is so far very limited, in part because their extensive computations rely on specialised GPU hardware that is not easily available in clinical environments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Medizinische InformatikUniversität zu LübeckLübeckDeutschland
  2. 2.Biomedical Image Analysis GroupImperial College LondonLondonUK

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