Segmentation of ultrasound images by using an incremental self-organized map

Kurnaz M., Dokur Z., Olmez T.

23rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE-Engineering-in-Medicine-and-Biology-Society, İstanbul, Turkey, 25 - 28 October 2001, vol.23, pp.2638-2640 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 23
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.2638-2640
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


This paper presents a new segmentation method for ultrasound images. A new incremental self-organized map is proposed for the segmentation of the ultrasound images. Elements of the feature vectors are formed by the fast Fourier transform (FFT) of image intensities in 4x4 square blocks.