A fast atlas pre-selection procedure for multi-atlas based brain segmentation

Jingbo Ma, Heather T. Ma, Hengtong Li, Chenfei Ye, Dan Wu, Xiaoying Tang, Michael Miller, Susumu Mori

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Abstract

Multi-atlas based MR image segmentation has been recognized as a quantitative analysis approach for brain. For such purpose, atlas databases keep increasing to include various anatomical characteristics of human brain. Atlas pre-selection becomes a necessary step for efficient and accurate automated segmentation of human brain images. In this study, we proposed a method of atlas pre-selection for target image segmentation on the MriCloud platform, which is a state-of-the-art multi-atlas based segmentation tool. In the MRIcloud pipeline, segmentation of lateral ventricle (LV) label is generated as an additional input in the segmentation pipeline. Under this circumstance, similarity of the LV label between target image and atlases was adopted as the atlas ranking scheme. Dice overlap coefficient was calculated and taken as the quantitative measure for atlas ranking. Segmentation results based on the proposed method were compared with that based on atlas pre-selection by mutual information (MI) between images. The final segmentation results showed a comparable accuracy of the proposed method with that from MI based atlas pre-selection. However, the computation load for the atlas pre-selection was speeded up by about 20 times compared to MI based pre-selection. The proposed method provides a promising assistance for quantitative analysis of brain images.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages3053-3056
Number of pages4
Volume2015-November
ISBN (Print)9781424492718
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 4 2015
Event37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015 - Milan, Italy
Duration: Aug 25 2015Aug 29 2015

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Other37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Period8/25/158/29/15

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Atlases
Brain
Image segmentation
Labels
Pipelines
Chemical analysis
Lateral Ventricles
Databases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics

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Ma, J., Ma, H. T., Li, H., Ye, C., Wu, D., Tang, X., ... Mori, S. (2015). A fast atlas pre-selection procedure for multi-atlas based brain segmentation. In Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS (Vol. 2015-November, pp. 3053-3056). [7319036] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319036

A fast atlas pre-selection procedure for multi-atlas based brain segmentation. / Ma, Jingbo; Ma, Heather T.; Li, Hengtong; Ye, Chenfei; Wu, Dan; Tang, Xiaoying; Miller, Michael; Mori, Susumu.

Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. Vol. 2015-November Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. p. 3053-3056 7319036.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ma, J, Ma, HT, Li, H, Ye, C, Wu, D, Tang, X, Miller, M & Mori, S 2015, A fast atlas pre-selection procedure for multi-atlas based brain segmentation. in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. vol. 2015-November, 7319036, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., pp. 3053-3056, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015, Milan, Italy, 8/25/15. https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319036
Ma J, Ma HT, Li H, Ye C, Wu D, Tang X et al. A fast atlas pre-selection procedure for multi-atlas based brain segmentation. In Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. Vol. 2015-November. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2015. p. 3053-3056. 7319036 https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319036
Ma, Jingbo ; Ma, Heather T. ; Li, Hengtong ; Ye, Chenfei ; Wu, Dan ; Tang, Xiaoying ; Miller, Michael ; Mori, Susumu. / A fast atlas pre-selection procedure for multi-atlas based brain segmentation. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. Vol. 2015-November Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. pp. 3053-3056
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