A radial search technique is presented for detecting skin tumor borders in clinical dermatology images. First, it includes two rounds of radial search based on the same tumor center. The first-round search is independent, and the second-round search is knowledge-based tracking. Then a rescan with a new center is used to solve the blind-spot problem. The algorithm is tested on model images with excellent performance, and on 300 real clinical images with a satisfactory result
Z. Zhang et al., "Border Detection on Digitized Skin Tumor Images," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jan 2000.
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Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Algorithm; Blind-Spot Problem; Border Detection; Clinical Dermatology Images; Digitized Skin Tumor Images; Edge Detection; Knowledge-Based Tracking; Medical Diagnostic Imaging; Medical Image Processing; Radial Search Technique; Real Clinical Images; Rescan; Second-Round Search; Skin; Tumours
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