Université d'Auvergne Clermont1 | CNRS

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Segmentation of 2D-echocardiographic sequences using level-set constrained by shape and motion priors

12/11/2013 12:00
12/11/2013 13:00
speaker: 
Thomas Dietenbeck
location: 
Meeting room, bâtiment 3C

An algorithm to segment and track the myocardium using the level-set formalism is described. To this end, two priors are proposed: a shape prior based on a geometric model (hyperquadrics) and a motion one expressed as a level conservation constraint on the implicit function associated to the level-set. These priors term are coupled with a local data attachment term and a thickness term that prevents both contours from merging. The algorithm is validated on 20 echocardiographic sequences with manual references of 2 experts.