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González, Diego and Botella Juan, Guillermo and Meyer Baese, Uwe and García Sánchez, Carlos and Sanz, Concepción and Prieto Matías, Manuel and Tirado Fernández, Francisco (2012) A low cost matching motion estimation sensor based on the NIOS II microprocessor. Sensors, 12 (10). pp. 13126-13149. ISSN 1424-8220

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s121013126


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Abstract

Medical imaging has become an absolutely essential diagnostic tool for clinical practices; at present, pathologies can be detected with an earliness never before known. Its use has not only been relegated to the field of radiology but also, increasingly, to computer-based imaging processes prior to surgery. Motion analysis, in particular, plays an important role in analyzing activities or behaviors of live objects in medicine. This short paper presents several low-cost hardware implementation approaches for the new generation of tablets and/or smartphones for estimating motion compensation and segmentation in medical images. These systems have been optimized for breast cancer diagnosis using magnetic resonance imaging technology with several advantages over traditional X-ray mammography, for example, obtaining patient information during a short period. This paper also addresses the challenge of offering a medical tool that runs on widespread portable devices, both on tablets and/or smartphones to aid in patient diagnostics.


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© 2012 by the authors.
The authors would like to thank Altera for providing hardware and software under the University programs. This work was partially supported by Spanish research projects, TIN 2008-00508 and TIN 2012-32180.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Distortion search algorithm; Optical-flow
Subjects:Sciences > Computer science
ID Code:35065
Deposited On:21 Jan 2016 17:29
Last Modified:21 Jan 2016 17:29

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