Machine Learning and Medical Imaging

Guorong Wu, Dinggang Shen, Mert R. Sabuncu

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27 Citations (Scopus)


Machine Learning and Medical Imaging presents state-of- the-art machine learning methods in medical image analysis. It first summarizes cutting-edge machine learning algorithms in medical imaging, including not only classical probabilistic modeling and learning methods, but also recent breakthroughs in deep learning, sparse representation/coding, and big data hashing. In the second part leading research groups around the world present a wide spectrum of machine learning methods with application to different medical imaging modalities, clinical domains, and organs. The biomedical imaging modalities include ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), histology, and microscopy images. The targeted organs span the lung, liver, brain, and prostate, while there is also a treatment of examining genetic associations. Machine Learning and Medical Imaging is an ideal reference for medical imaging researchers, industry scientists and engineers, advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and clinicians. Demonstrates the application of cutting-edge machine learning techniques to medical imaging problems. Covers an array of medical imaging applications including computer assisted diagnosis, image guided radiation therapy, landmark detection, imaging genomics, and brain connectomics. Features self-contained chapters with a thorough literature review. Assesses the development of future machine learning techniques and the further application of existing techniques.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages487
ISBN (Electronic)9780128041147
ISBN (Print)9780128040768
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Aug 9
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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