Iterative image deblurring approach for coronary artery enhancement in MRI image

Sainarayanan , Gopala and Nagarajan, R. and Raman Chelvam Dasaratha , and Phanindranath, M. (2009) Iterative image deblurring approach for coronary artery enhancement in MRI image. In: 1st International Conference on Computers, Communications, & Signal Processing with Special Track on Biomedical Engineering, 2005, 14-16 Nov 2005 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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This paper outlines the digital image enhancement techniques applied on cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI). The work is highly motivated by need to process the images after its acquisition which causes blurriness. Blur in cardiac images are mainly caused by motion artifact of the heart. Current methods of MRI diagnosing of cardiac artery are ineffective. The conventional method of angiography is an invasive, expensive and requires general hospitalization. Therefore the main aim of this research is focusing on the possibilities of applying MRI as a non invasive effective method to detect coronary artery disease (CAD). This paper mainly focuses on the application of Blind Deconvolution algorithm and Simulated annealing algorithm applied to deblur the cardiac MRI images. The later was proposed in this work and has better convergence towards obtaining better undisturbed images.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Blind Deconvolution, Deblurring, Image Enhancement, Restoration, Simulated Annealing
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
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Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Engineering and Information Technology
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2011 10:42
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2014 06:18

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