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Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics

Color Medical Image Analysis

Editors: Celebi, M. Emre, Schaefer, Gerald (Eds.)

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  • Addresses the utilization of color information in medical image
  • Analysis contains contributions of leading experts in the area
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Since the early 20th century, medical imaging has been dominated by monochrome imaging modalities such as x-ray, computed tomography, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging. As a result, color information has been overlooked in medical image analysis applications. Recently, various medical imaging modalities that involve color information have been introduced. These include cervicography, dermoscopy, fundus photography, gastrointestinal endoscopy, microscopy, and wound photography. However, in comparison to monochrome images, the analysis of color images is a relatively unexplored area. The multivariate nature of color image data presents new challenges for researchers and practitioners as the numerous methods developed for monochrome images are often not directly applicable to multichannel images.

The goal of this volume is to summarize the state-of-the-art in the utilization of color information in medical image analysis.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • A Data Driven Approach to Cervigram Image Analysis and Classification

    Pages 1-13

    Kim, Edward (et al.)

  • Macroscopic Pigmented Skin Lesion Segmentation and Its Influence on Lesion Classification and Diagnosis

    Pages 15-39

    Cavalcanti, Pablo G. (et al.)

  • Color and Spatial Features Integrated Normalized Distance for Density Based Border Detection in Dermoscopy Images

    Pages 41-61

    Kockara, Sinan (et al.)

  • A Color and Texture Based Hierarchical K-NN Approach to the Classification of Non-melanoma Skin Lesions

    Pages 63-86

    Ballerini, Lucia (et al.)

  • Color Quantization of Dermoscopy Images Using the K-Means Clustering Algorithm

    Pages 87-107

    Celebi, M. Emre (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Color Medical Image Analysis
Editors
  • M. Emre Celebi
  • Gerald Schaefer
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics
Series Volume
6
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-5389-1
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-5389-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-5388-4
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-8129-9
Series ISSN
2212-9391
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 206
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