Finsler tractography for white matter connectivity analysis of the cingulum bundle

Melonakos J, Mohan V, Niethammer M, Smith K, Kubicki M, Tannenbaum A

Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2007;10(Pt 1):36-43

PMID: 18051041


In this paper, we present a novel approach for the segmentation of white matter tracts based on Finsler active contours. This technique provides an optimal measure of connectivity, explicitly segments the connecting fiber bundle, and is equipped with a metric which is able to utilize the directional information of high angular resolution data. We demonstrate the effectiveness of the algorithm for segmenting the cingulum bundle.