Accession Number:

ADA030419

Title:

The Contour Extraction Problem with Biomedical Applications.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INST TROY N Y DEPT OF ELECTRICAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

The approach presented here formulates the contour extraction problem as one of minimum cost tree searching. In particular, use is made of the Zigangirov-Jelinek ZJ stack algorithm. The approach is described first on an artificially contrived problem and then applied to two real biomedical image processing problems. The biomedical problems considered are concerned with the extraction of the left ventricular outline from serial angiocardiograms and the extraction of lung outlines from digitized chest X-rays.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE