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Detection of Tongue Area using Active Contour Model
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Detection of Tongue Area using Active Contour Model
Han, Young-Hwan;
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In this paper, we apply limited area mask operation and active contour model to accurately detect tongue area outline in tongue diagnosis system. To accurately analyze the properties of the tongue, first, the tongue area to be detected. Therefore an effective segmentation method for detecting the edge of tongue is very important. It experimented with tongue image DB consists of 20~30 students 30 people. Experiments on real tongue image show the good performance of this method. Experimental results show that the proposed method extracts object boundaries more accurately than existing methods without mask operation.
Active Contour Model;Snake Algorithm;Tongue;Segmentation;
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