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dc.contributor.authorVarin Chouvatuten_US
dc.contributor.authorEkkarat Boonchiengen_US
dc.description.abstract© 2017 IEEE. Measuring area of tumor in human's brain from only single image may provide incorrect information for further diagnosis. Generally, a doctor or an expert must examine a brain tumor from several sequential MRI images to conclude its size or the severity level of patient's illness. To imitate the way a doctor diagnosing such case in a real situation, some digital image processing techniques are proposed and applied in order to provide support for a tentative or an initial analysis to the doctor. Thus, correspondence of appearances of a tumor presented in all MRI images should be linked and considered. In image processing, a closed area can be seen as an object and based on the similarity of its interior shadings, the object's centroid can be estimated. Unfortunately, although an object's centroid may be calculated even there exists slightly different shadings which are still considered as having similarity inside the closed shape of the object, only a small hole can cause deviation of computed centroid from its expected position. Since the typical thresholding techniques still leave a hole whose area has a certain amount of different shading from the major shading of the object's area. Thus, we proposed a number of image processing techniques for the purpose of tumor area approximation. Moreover, the proposed methods include a correspondence technique would also support multiple-object detection and linking centroids of the same object, which is a brain tumor in this case, presented in a pair of contiguous images.en_US
dc.subjectComputer Scienceen_US
dc.titleBrain tumor's approximate correspondence and area with interior holes filleden_US
dc.typeConference Proceedingen_US
article.title.sourcetitleProceedings of the 2017 14th International Joint Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering, JCSSE 2017en_US of Scienceen_US Mai Universityen_US
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