Fuzzy methods in medical imaging

  • I. BlochEmail author


Fuzzy sets theory is of great interest in medical image processing, for dealing with imprecise information and knowledge. It provides a consistent mathematical framework for knowledge representation, information modeling at different levels, fusion of heterogeneous information, reasoning and decision making. In this chapter, we provide an overview of the potential of this theory in medical imaging, in particular for classification, segmentation and recognition of anatomical and pathological structures.


Membership Function Grey Level Fuzzy Rule Spatial Relation Partial Volume Effect 
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  1. 1.Signal and Image ProcessingTelecom ParisTech - CNRS LTCIParisFrance

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