A Hybrid Method For Enhancement Of MRI Knee Images

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Volume-4 Issue-10                      
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors : U.Pavan Kumar , P.Padmaja


U.Pavan Kumar , P.Padmaja. "A Hybrid Method For Enhancement Of MRI Knee Images". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(10):4348-4351 Oct 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group.


Pre-processing is the basic step to reconstruct the image with some useful feature. This technique is essential for the enhancement of knee images which increases the efficiency of the subsequent tasks of the knee recognition system. In this paper, an hybrid approach is proposed which is a combination of contrast stretching and adaptive thresholding that simultaneously adjusts the intensity level of knee images using boundaries is developed. The validation of proposed system is carried out based on the defined parameter matrices. The experimental results shows that the proposed method proves efficient when compared to other traditional methods.


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Image enhancement, Histogram equalization, Contrast stretching, intensity adjustment, Adaptive Thresholding.