I working on breast thermal images. I want extract body of background and used of many approch for example chan-vese, gradient and morphology and wavelet but because of the amorphous nature and the lack of clear limits in these images, extracting not successful. I want have a robust approch for this work. regrads
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You can find three of the sides with a simple horizontal and vertical histogram.
maybe_foreground = YourImage > YourImage(1,1); vert_profile = any(maybe_foreground, 1); horz_profile = any(maybe_foreground, 2); vert_start = find(vert_profile,1,'first'); vert_end = find(vert_profile,1,'last'); horz_start = find(horz_profile,1,'first'); horz_end = find(horz_profile,1,'last');
the ROI is now contained within
YourImage(horz_start : horz_end, vert_start : vert_end)
I say "contained within" because of that text at the bottom, which you probably want to crop out. I am not sure at the moment what the best way to do that would be.