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Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

Guide to Medical Image Analysis

Methods and Algorithms

Authors: Toennies, Klaus D.

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  • An in-depth-introduction into medical image analysis, suitable for use as a textbook
  • Provides a detailed discussion on segmentation, classification and registration techniques
  • Presents the methods in the context of their adequate use, based on the constraints necessary for successful application
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This book presents a comprehensive overview of medical image analysis. Practical in approach, the text is uniquely structured by potential applications. Features: presents learning objectives, exercises and concluding remarks in each chapter, in addition to a glossary of abbreviations; describes a range of common imaging techniques, reconstruction techniques and image artefacts; discusses the archival and transfer of images, including the HL7 and DICOM standards; presents a selection of techniques for the enhancement of contrast and edges, for noise reduction and for edge-preserving smoothing; examines various feature detection and segmentation techniques, together with methods for computing a registration or normalisation transformation; explores object detection, as well as classification based on segment attributes such as shape and appearance; reviews the validation of an analysis method; includes appendices on Markov random field optimization, variational calculus and principal component analysis.

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Dr. Klaus D. Toennies is a Professor of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition at the Department of Simulation and Graphics of the Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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eBook $64.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Guide to Medical Image Analysis
Book Subtitle
Methods and Algorithms
Authors
Series Title
Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-2751-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-2751-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-6096-0
Series ISSN
2191-6586
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 468
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