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A Novel Approach for Bi-Level Segmentation of Tuberculosis Bacilli Based on Meta-Heuristic AlgorithmsAYAS, S. , DOGAN, H. , GEDIKLI, E. , EKINCI, M.
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computer aided analysis, heuristic algorithms, image segmentation, information entropy, particle swarm optimization
tuberculosis(12), thresholding(10), segmentation(10), image(10), images(8), algorithm(7), algorithms(6), yang(5), sputum(5), method(5)
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Date of Publication: 2018-02-28
Volume 18, Issue 1, Year 2018, On page(s): 113 - 120
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2018.01014
Web of Science Accession Number: 000426449500014
SCOPUS ID: 85043229405
Image thresholding is the most crucial step in microscopic image analysis to distinguish bacilli objects causing of tuberculosis disease. Therefore, several bi-level thresholding algorithms are widely used to increase the bacilli segmentation accuracy. However, bi-level microscopic image thresholding problem has not been solved using optimization algorithms. This paper introduces a novel approach for the segmentation problem using heuristic algorithms and presents visual and quantitative comparisons of heuristic and state-of-art thresholding algorithms. In this study, well-known heuristic algorithms such as Firefly Algorithm, Particle Swarm Optimization, Cuckoo Search, Flower Pollination are used to solve bi-level microscopic image thresholding problem, and the results are compared with the state-of-art thresholding algorithms such as K-Means, Fuzzy C-Means, Fast Marching. Kapur's entropy is chosen as the entropy measure to be maximized. Experiments are performed to make comparisons in terms of evaluation metrics and execution time. The quantitative results are calculated based on ground truth segmentation. According to the visual results, heuristic algorithms have better performance and the quantitative results are in accord with the visual results. Furthermore, experimental time comparisons show the superiority and effectiveness of the heuristic algorithms over traditional thresholding algorithms.
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