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Edge Detection and Level Set Active Contour Model for the Segmentation of Cavity Present in Dental X-Ray Images

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 96 - Number 9
Year of Publication: 2014
Akanksha Kaushik
Parkash C Mathpal
Vandini Sharma

Akanksha Kaushik, Parkash C Mathpal and Vandini Sharma. Article: Edge Detection and Level Set Active Contour Model for the Segmentation of Cavity Present in Dental X-Ray Images. International Journal of Computer Applications 96(9):24-29, June 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Akanksha Kaushik and Parkash C Mathpal and Vandini Sharma},
	title = {Article: Edge Detection and Level Set Active Contour Model for the Segmentation of Cavity Present in Dental X-Ray Images},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {96},
	number = {9},
	pages = {24-29},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


In the field of medical science, one of the oldest and frequently used techniques, for detecting fractures/defects in human bones is X-Ray. This is worth to do research on segmentation of X-Ray images and inventing the new techniques for the same. In this paper we used X-Ray Dental Images and Segmentation is done using Level Set Active Contour.


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