Prostate MR image segmentation using 3D active appearance models

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    This paper presents a method for automatic segmentation of the prostate from transversal T2-weighted images based on 3D Active Appearance Models (AAM). The algorithm consist of two stages. Firstly, Shape Context based non-rigid surface registration of the manual segmented images is used to obtain the point correspondence between the given training cases. Subsequently, an AAM is used to segment the prostate on 50 training cases. The method is evaluated using a 5-fold cross validation over 5 repetitions. The mean Dice similarity coefficient and 95% Hausdorff distance are 0.78 and 7.32 mm respectively.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationPROMISE 12 : Miccai 2012 Grand Challenge onProstate MR Image SEgmentation
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2012
    EventPRostate MR Image SEgmentation, PROMISE 2012 - Nice, France
    Duration: 1 Oct 20121 Oct 2012

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    NameGrand Challenges in Medical Image Analysis


    WorkshopPRostate MR Image SEgmentation, PROMISE 2012
    OtherOctober 1, 2012


    • METIS-289733
    • Active Appearance Model
    • EWI-22366
    • Shape Context
    • Prostate segmentation
    • IR-83366

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