Davide Moroni, Sara Colantonio, Ovidio Salvetti, Mario Salvetti


Accurate reconstruction of deformable structures in image sequences is a fundamental task in many applications ranging from forecasting by remote sensing to sophisticated medical imaging applications. In this paper we report a novel automatic two-stage method for deformable structure reconstruction from 3D image sequences. The first stage of the proposed method is focused on the automatic identification and localization of the deformable structures of interest, by means of fuzzy clustering and temporal regions tracking. The final segmentation is accomplished by a second processing stage, devoted to identify finer details using a Multilevel Artificial Neural Network. Application to the segmentation of heart left ventricle from MRI sequences are discussed.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Moroni D., Colantonio S., Salvetti O. and Salvetti M. (2007). DEFORMABLE STRUCTURES LOCALIZATION AND RECONSTRUCTION IN 3D IMAGES . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: Mathematical and Linguistic Techniques for Image Mining, (VISAPP 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-75-7, pages 215-222. DOI: 10.5220/0002071202150222

in Bibtex Style

@conference{mathematical and linguistic techniques for image mining07,
author={Davide Moroni and Sara Colantonio and Ovidio Salvetti and Mario Salvetti},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: Mathematical and Linguistic Techniques for Image Mining, (VISAPP 2007)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: Mathematical and Linguistic Techniques for Image Mining, (VISAPP 2007)
SN - 978-972-8865-75-7
AU - Moroni D.
AU - Colantonio S.
AU - Salvetti O.
AU - Salvetti M.
PY - 2007
SP - 215
EP - 222
DO - 10.5220/0002071202150222