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Analysis of Medical X-ray Bone Images Using Image Segmentation

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 308)

Abstract

Image enhancement is the preprocessing stage of the image processing. The objective is to improve the visual effects and the perception of knowledge in images for viewers and to provide a better input for automated image processing technique. It gives emphasis on the whole or part features of the graphics in the designated image applications to enlarge the objects in the graphics. The enhanced image by use of threshold segmentation method identifies bone fracture in medical X-ray images. In this research work, the image is taken as input, and after noise removal, the X-ray image of right hand and hairline bone fracture image are being segmented using simple thresholding, multiple thresholding, and optimal thresholding method and they are compared with each other so as to choose the best technique for threshold image segmentation.

Keywords

Medical image X-ray Segmentation Thresholding 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shweta Jena
    • 1
  • Barnali Sahu
    • 1
  • Alok Kumar Jagadev
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringSiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan UniversityBhubaneswarIndia

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