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Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 710326, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/710326
Research Article

Segmentation of Regions of Interest Using Active Contours with SPF Function

1Department of Computer Engineering and Mathematics, Rovira i Virgili University, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
2Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Chung-Ang University, Seoul 156-756, Republic of Korea
3Korea Institute of Science & Technology Information, Daejeon 305-806, Republic of Korea

Received 16 October 2014; Revised 10 January 2015; Accepted 31 January 2015

Academic Editor: Tianye Niu

Copyright © 2015 Farhan Akram et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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