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Presentation 2009-01-20 16:55
Automatic construction of a statistic model of calcified aorta areas
Hirotaka Shinozaki, Hidekata Hontani (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.), Tohoru Takeda (Univ. of Tukuba), Yorihisa Watanabe (Yamagata Saisei Hospital)
Abstract (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) In this article, we report on automatic construction of a statistic model of calcified aorta areas. For the model construction, we developed a method for accurately detecting aorta areas and calcified ones from noncontrasted X-ray CT images. The proposed method firstly extracts the medial line of aorta in a given image by means of the active contour. Secondly the method extracts the wall of the aorta accurately by means of the Tensor Voting. Our method thirdly extracts calcified areas in the extracted aorta, and finally integrates the extracted areas in an aorta model.
Keyword (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) CT / CAD / statistic model / image recognition / / / /  
Reference Info. IEICE Tech. Rep., vol. 108, no. 385, MI2008-126, pp. 299-304, Jan. 2009.
Paper # MI2008-126 
Date of Issue 2009-01-12 (MI) 
ISSN Print edition: ISSN 0913-5685  Online edition: ISSN 2432-6380

Conference Information
Committee MI  
Conference Date 2009-01-19 - 2009-01-21 
Place (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Place (in English) National Taiwan University 
Topics (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Topics (in English) Medical Imaging 
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Registration To MI 
Conference Code 2009-01-MI 
Language English 
Title (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Sub Title (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Title (in English) Automatic construction of a statistic model of calcified aorta areas 
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Keyword(1) CT  
Keyword(2) CAD  
Keyword(3) statistic model  
Keyword(4) image recognition  
1st Author's Name Hirotaka Shinozaki  
1st Author's Affiliation Nagoya Institute of Tecnology (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
2nd Author's Name Hidekata Hontani  
2nd Author's Affiliation Nagoya Institute of Tecnology (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
3rd Author's Name Tohoru Takeda  
3rd Author's Affiliation University of Tukuba (Univ. of Tukuba)
4th Author's Name Yorihisa Watanabe  
4th Author's Affiliation Yamagata Saisei Hospital (Yamagata Saisei Hospital)
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Date Time 2009-01-20 16:55:00 
Presentation Time 10 
Registration for MI 
Paper # IEICE-MI2008-126 
Volume (vol) IEICE-108 
Number (no) no.385 
Page pp.299-304 
#Pages IEICE-6 
Date of Issue IEICE-MI-2009-01-12 

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