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Type: Journal article
Title: Preprocessing film-copied MRI for studying morphological brain changes
Author: Pham, T.
Eisenblaetter, U.
Baune, B.
Berger, K.
Citation: Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2009; 180(2):352-362
Publisher: Elsevier Science BV
Issue Date: 2009
ISSN: 0165-0270
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Tuan D. Pham, Uwe Eisenblätter, Bernhard T. Baune, Klaus Berger
Abstract: The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain is one of the important data items for studying memory and morbidity in elderly as these images can provide useful information through the quantitative measures of various regions of interest of the brain. As an effort to fully automate the biomedical analysis of the brain that can be combined with the genetic data of the same human population and where the records of the original MRI data are missing, this paper presents two effective methods for addressing this imaging problem. The first method handles the restoration of the film-copied MRI. The second method involves the segmentation of the image data. Experimental results and comparisons with other methods suggest the usefulness of the proposed image analysis methodology.
Keywords: Film-copied MRI
Image restoration
Image segmentation
Fuzzy-set algorithms
Rights: © 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2009.03.020
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