Segmentation of MRI Brain Images and Creation of Structural and Functional Brain Atlas

  • Hema P. MenonEmail author
  • Reshma Hiralal
  • A. Anand Kumar
  • Davidson Devasia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics book series (LNCVB, volume 28)


In this work an analysis of the different segmentation algorithms has been done, in order to select the most appropriate method for segmenting the brain into its corresponding regions. This selection is done by comparing the segmented regions with the ground truth images using measures like Dice, Precision, Recall and Score. The segmented regions are then labelled by their respective part names and used for creation of structural and functional brain atlas. This atlas would be of great use to doctors in providing assistance in disease analysis and can also be used as a teaching/learning kit.


Segmentation Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images Brain atlas Level sets Thresholding Blob segmentation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hema P. Menon
    • 1
    Email author
  • Reshma Hiralal
    • 1
  • A. Anand Kumar
    • 2
  • Davidson Devasia
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, CoimbatoreAmrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita UniversityCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, KochiAmrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita UniversityCoimbatoreIndia

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