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Information Fusion Approach in Computer-Aided Detection of Pathological Changes

Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 16)

Abstract

The fusion of information is a domain of research in recent years. One of the more important fields in which such techniques could be applied is the analysis of medical images showing the complicated morphology of selected structures or organs. These techniques allow the image to be analysed comprehensively by identifying the most important parameters of given structures based on aggregating information obtained at various stages of processing and analysing this image. This paper presents a proposal for the semantic analysis of coronary vascularisation carried out using 3D reconstructions obtained in spiral CT examinations. This will be illustrated by the recognition of pathological changes in coronary arteries of the heart.

Keywords

image understanding systems intelligent medical image processing and analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.AGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakowPoland

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