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Segmentation and clustering in brain MRI imaging

Golrokh Mirzaei and Hojjat Adeli


Clustering is a vital task in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain imaging and plays an important role in the reliability of brain disease detection, diagnosis, and effectiveness of the treatment. Clustering is used in processing and analysis of brain images for different tasks, including segmentation of brain regions and tissues (grey matter, white matter, and cerebrospinal fluid) and clustering of the atrophy in different parts of the brain. This paper presents a state-of-the-art review of brain MRI studies that use clustering techniques for different tasks.


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Received: 2018-05-22
Accepted: 2018-07-19
Published Online: 2018-09-27
Published in Print: 2018-12-19

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