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Author Jorge Bernal; F. Javier Sanchez; Fernando Vilariño
Title A Region Segmentation Method for Colonoscopy Images Using a Model of Polyp Appearance Type Conference Article
Year 2011 Publication 5th Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis Abbreviated Journal
Volume 6669 Issue Pages 134-143   
Keywords Colonoscopy, Polyp Detection, Region Merging, Region Segmentation.
Abstract This work aims at the segmentation of colonoscopy images into a minimum number of informative regions. Our method performs in a way such, if a polyp is present in the image, it will be exclusively and totally contained in a single region. This result can be used in later stages to classify regions as polyp-containing candidates. The output of the algorithm also defines which regions can be considered as non-informative. The algorithm starts with a high number of initial regions and merges them taking into account the model of polyp appearance obtained from available data. The results show that our segmentations of polyp regions are more accurate than state-of-the-art methods.
Address Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, June 2011
Corporate Author SpringerLink Thesis
Publisher Place of Publication Editor Vitrià, Jordi and Sanches, João and Hernández, Mario
Language Summary Language Original Title
Series Editor Series Title Lecture Notes in Computer Science Abbreviated Series Title LNCS
Series Volume (down) Series Issue Edition
ISSN ISBN 978-3-642-21256-7 Medium
Area 800 Expedition Conference IbPRIA
Notes MV; Approved no
Call Number IAM @ iam @ BSV2011c Serial 1696
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