Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques and Applications

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Overview

CI Techniques & Algorithms for a Variety of Medical Imaging Situations
Documents recent advances and stimulates further research

A compilation of the latest trends in the field, Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques and Applications explores how intelligent computing can bring enormous benefit to existing technology in medical image processing as well as improve medical imaging research. The contributors also cover state-of-the-art research toward integrating medical image processing with artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches.

The book presents numerous techniques, algorithms, and models. It describes neural networks, evolutionary optimization techniques, rough sets, support vector machines, tabu search, fuzzy logic, a Bayesian probabilistic framework, a statistical parts-based appearance model, a reinforcement learning-based multistage image segmentation algorithm, a machine learning approach, Monte Carlo simulations, and intelligent, deformable models. The contributors discuss how these techniques are used to classify wound images, extract the boundaries of skin lesions, analyze prostate cancer, handle the inherent uncertainties in mammographic images, and encapsulate the natural intersubject anatomical variance in medical images. They also examine prostate segmentation in transrectal ultrasound images, automatic segmentation and diagnosis of bone scintigraphy, 3-D medical image segmentation, and the reconstruction of SPECT and PET tomographic images.

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Editorial Reviews

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In choosing this book the reader will be exposed to the range of exciting research that is being conducted in the context of medical imaging. … I am sure that this collection of the latest trends and developments will further stimulate discussion and development of new solutions. The book will be of interest and relevance to anyone involved in the computational analysis and interpretation of images—whether medical or not.
International Statistical Review, 2009
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420060591
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/20/2009
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 0.61 (w) x 0.92 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Computational Intelligence on Medical Imaging with Artificial Neural Networks, Z.Q. Wu, Jianmin Jiang, and Y.H. Peng

Evolutionary Computing and Its Use in Medical Imaging, Lars Nolle and Gerald Schaefer

Rough Sets in Medical Imaging: Foundations and Trends, Aboul Ella Hassanien, Ajith Abraham, James F. Peters, and Janusz Kacprzyk

Early Detection of Wound Inflammation by Color Analysis, Peter Plassmann and Brahima Belem

Analysis and Applications of Neural Networks for Skin Lesion Border Detection, Maher I. Rajab

Prostate Cancer Classification Using Multispectral Imagery and Metaheuristics, Muhammad Atif Tahir, Ahmed Bouridane, and Muhammad Ali Roula

Intuitionistic Fuzzy Processing of Mammographic Images, Ioannis K. Vlachos and George D. Sergiadis

Fuzzy C-Means and Its Applications in Medical Imaging, Huiyu Zhou

Image Informatics for Clinical and Preclinical Biomedical Analysis, Kenneth W. Tobin, Edward Chaum, Jens Gregor, Thomas P. Karnowski, Jeffery R. Price, and Jonathan Wall

Parts-Based Appearance Modeling of Medical Imagery, Matthew Toews and Tal Arbel

Reinforced Medical Image Segmentation, Farhang Sahba, Hamid R. Tizhoosh, and Magdy M.A. Salama

Image Segmentation and Parameterization for Automatic Diagnostics of Whole-Body Scintigrams: Basic Concepts, Luka Šajn and Igor Kononenko

Distributed 3-D Medical Image Registration Using Intelligent Agents, Roger J. Tait, Gerald Schaefer, and Adrian A. Hopgood

Monte Carlo-Based Image Reconstruction in Emission Tomography, Steven Staelens and Ignace Lemahieu

Deformable Organisms: An Artificial Life Framework for Automated Medical Image Analysis, Ghassan Hamarneh, Chris McIntosh, Tim McInerney, and Demetri Terzopoulos

Index

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