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Research Article

3D Liver Tumor Segmentation in CT Images Using Improved Fuzzy C-Means and Graph Cuts

Algorithm 2

Graph cuts segmentation.
input: the tumor VOI , the gradient magnitude , the probabilistic models
for tumor and liver
output: the binary tumor mask
Set parameters , ,
Generate initial seed mask. Set inside the confidence connected
segmented tumor regions (), and outside the liver region or
adjacent to the boundaries of ()
Compute the mean value of . Set , and then generate sigmoid
of according to (1)
Construct the graph on
for   on ,   do
Compute region cost according to (9)
Compute boundary cost according to (10), using the 6-neighborhood
system
, if
Find optimal tumor surface via the max-flow/min-cut algorithm. Set
for and for

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