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Author Arimura, H. ♦ Tokunaga, C. ♦ Yoshiura, T. ♦ Ohara, T. ♦ Yamashita, Y. ♦ Toyofuku, F.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2013
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Vectors ♦ Three-dimensional displays ♦ Thickness measurement ♦ Brain modeling ♦ Trajectory ♦ Alzheimer's disease ♦ Atrophy
Abstract We have proposed an automated method for three-dimensional (3D) measurement of cerebral cortical thicknesses based on fuzzy membership maps derived from magnetic resonance (MR) images for evaluation of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The cerebral cortical thickness was three-dimensionally measured on each cortical surface voxel by using a localized gradient vector trajectory in a fuzzy membership map. The proposed method could be useful for the 3D measurement of the cerebral cortical thickness on individual cortical surface voxels as an atrophy feature in AD.
Description Author affiliation: Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan (Arimura, H.; Yoshiura, T.; Ohara, T.; Toyofuku, F.) || Kyushu Univ. Hosp., Fukuoka, Japan (Tokunaga, C.; Yamashita, Y.)
ISBN 9781457702167
ISSN 1557170X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-07-03
Publisher Place Japan
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 555.83 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 7116
Ending Page 7119


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library