publication . Article . 2013

Using wavelet denoising and mathematical morphology in the segmentation technique applied to blood cells images

Boix García, Macarena; Cantó Colomina, Begoña;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)
  • Country: Spain
Accurate image segmentation is used in medical diagnosis since this technique is a noninvasive pre-processing step for biomedical treatment. In this work we present an efficient segmentation method for medical image analysis. In particular, with this method blood cells can be segmented. For that, we combine the wavelet transform with morphological operations. Moreover, the wavelet thresholding technique is used to eliminate the noise and prepare the image for suitable segmentation. In wavelet denoising we determine the best wavelet that shows a segmentation with the largest area in the cell. We study different wavelet families and we conclude that the wavelet db...
free text keywords: morphological operations, wavelet denoising, segmentation, Blood cells images, MATEMATICA APLICADA
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