Segmentation of Histopathological Sections Using Snakes

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Publication Article, peer reviewed scientific
Title Segmentation of Histopathological Sections Using Snakes
Author(s) Karlsson, A ; Heyden, Anders ; Stråhlén, K
Date 2003
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This paper presents a semi-automatic method for segmentation of digital images. The segmentation method is based on snakes and a novel implementation of the snake evolution algorithm is presented. Analytical expressions describing the snake evolution are derived using the Fourier transform. These expressions can be sampled and used in a fast algorithm for snake propagation. Experiments are carried out on images of histopathological tissue sections and the results are very promising. In particular the method is able to cope with overlapping nuclei.
Publisher Springer-Verlag
Host/Issue Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume 2749
ISSN 0302-9743
Pages 595 - 602
Language eng (iso)
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