Medical Image Segmentation by a Multi-Agent System Approach

  • Nacéra Benamrane
  • Samir Nassane
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4687)


In this paper, we propose an approach for medical Image segmentation based on a FIPA compliant multi-agent system. The idea consists in merging the regions following several criteria and with a massive population of situated agents which cooperate, negotiate with the help of interaction protocols and communicate by passing asynchronous messages. The efficiency of our approach is shown through some experimental results.


medical image segmentation region growing multi-agent system cooperation negotiation interaction protocol JADE FIPA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nacéra Benamrane
    • 1
  • Samir Nassane
    • 1
  1. 1.Vision and Medical Imaging GROUP, SIMPA Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences, University of Sciences and Technology of Oran “Mohamed BOUDIAF”, B.P 1505 El’Mnaouer 31000, OranAlgeria

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