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Brain Tumor Vascular Network Segmentation from Micro-Tomography

Descombes , Xavier and Plouraboué, Franck and El Boustani, Abdelhakim and Fonta, Caroline and Leduc, Géraldine and Serduc, Raphael and Weitkamp, Timm Brain Tumor Vascular Network Segmentation from Micro-Tomography. (2011) In: 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging , 30 Mar - 2 Apr 2011, Chicago, USA .

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISBI.2011.5872596

Abstract

Micro-tomography produces high resolution images of bio- logical structures such as vascular networks. In this paper, we present a new approach for segmenting vascular network into pathological and normal regions from considering their micro-vessel 3D structure only. We define and use a condi- tional random field for segmenting the output of a watershed algorithm. The tumoral and normal classes are thus character- ized by their respective distribution of watershed region size interpreted as local vascular territories.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:This paper appears in: Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Issue Date: 30 Mar - 2 Apr 2011 Location: Chicago, IL ISSN: 1945-7928 Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-4127-3
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
Other partners > European Synchrotron Radiation Facility - ESRF (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
French research institutions > Institut National de la Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique - INRIA
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
Other partners > Université Abdelmalek Essaadi (MOROCCO)
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Deposited By: Catherine THURIOT

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