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|Title:||Echocardiographic image sequence segmentation by multiscale directional snake||Authors:||Cheng, Jierong
Foo, Say Wei
Krishnan, Shankar M.
|Issue Date:||2004||Source:||Cheng, J., Foo, S. W., & Krishnan, S. M. (2004). Echocardiographic image sequence segmentation by multiscale directional snake. 4th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, pp.26-29.||Abstract:||In this paper, a new algorithm named as ‘multiscale directional snake’ is proposed for segmentation of chocardiographic images by computer. The method makes use of morphological operations to locate the left ventricular center point and region of interest. In addition, a multiscale directional edge map is introduced to improve the performance of snake. The snake is confined within the region of interest during deformation and does not require initialization like traditional snake. Results show that the boundaries obtained using the proposed method fit very closely to the manually traced boundaries.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/90847
|DOI:||10.1109/ISSPIT.2004.1433680||Rights:||© 2004 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders.||Fulltext Permission:||open||Fulltext Availability:||With Fulltext|
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