Preprocessing film-copied MRI for studying morphological brain changes

Pham, Tuan D., Eisenblättera, Uwe, Baune, Bernhard T., and Berger, Klaus (2009) Preprocessing film-copied MRI for studying morphological brain changes. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 180 (2). pp. 352-362.

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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.

Item ID: 11420
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0165-0270
Keywords: film-copied MRI; image restoration; image segmentation; geostatistics; fuzzy-set algorithms
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Date Deposited: 28 May 2010 04:34
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1109 Neurosciences > 110999 Neurosciences not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920209 Mental Health Services @ 100%
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