INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED RADIOLOGY AND SURGERY, vol.7, no.1, pp.35-41, 2012 (SCI-Expanded)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED RADIOLOGY AND SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Facial soft tissue, Magnetic resonance images, Markov random field, Prior information, Segmentation, Region growing, IMAGE SEGMENTATION, VOLUME, BRAIN, MODEL, MRI
Middle East Technical University Affiliated:
Purpose Segmentation of facial soft tissues is required for surgical planning and evaluation, but this is laborious using manual methods and has been difficult to achieve with digital segmentation methods. A new automatic 3D segmentation method for facial soft tissues in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images was designed, implemented, and tested.