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Semantic Modelling of Coronary Vessel Structures in Computer Aided Detection of Pathological Changes

  • Mirosław Trzupek
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6908)

Abstract

In the paper, the author discusses the results of his research on the opportunities for using selected artificial intelligence methods to semantically analyse medical images. In particular, he will present attempts at using linguistic methods of structural image analysis to develop systems for the cognitive analysis and understanding of selected medical images, and this will be illustrated by the recognition of pathological changes in coronary arteries of the heart. The problem undertaken is important because the identification and location of significant stenoses in coronary vessels is a widespread practical task. The obtained results confirm the importance of the proposed methods in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease.

Keywords

Intelligent medical image processing and understanding spatial modelling of coronary vessels computer-aided diagnosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mirosław Trzupek
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  1. 1.Institute of AutomaticsAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland

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