Image Segmentation: Computational Approaches for Medical Images

IJCA Proceedings on National Conference cum Workshop on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
NCWBCB - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2014
Rupanka Bhuyan
Samarjeet Borah

Rupanka Bhuyan and Samarjeet Borah. Article: Image Segmentation: Computational Approaches for Medical Images. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference cum Workshop on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology NCWBCB(3):13-17, May 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Rupanka Bhuyan and Samarjeet Borah},
	title = {Article: Image Segmentation: Computational Approaches for Medical Images},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference cum Workshop on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {NCWBCB},
	number = {3},
	pages = {13-17},
	month = {May},
	note = {Full text available}


Image segmentation is a prominent problem of research in the field of computer science and an evolving concept. No perfect solution to this problem has been found till date. This paper presents some of the fundamental concepts in image segmentation and lay special emphasis on images used in the medical domain. Certain commonly found problems which are inherent in medical images are also discussed. Various approaches for segmenting medical images and related issues have been discussed. Observations are being made on the approaches, issues and their relative merits and demerits.


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