An Automated Brain Tumour Boundary Detection using Region based Segmentation Technique along with SVM Classifier
Sunita Dharnia1, Vikas Wasson2
1Sunita Dharnia is a M.E. Research Scholar at Department of C.S.E., University Institute of Engineering, Chandigarh University (CU), Gharuan (Mohali), Punjab, India.
2Er. Vikas Wasson is working as an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chandigarh University (CU), Gharuan (Mohali), Punjab, India.
Manuscript received on July 20, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on August 10, 2019. | Manuscript published on August 30, 2019. | PP: 2523-2531 | Volume-8 Issue-6, August 2019. | Retrieval Number: F8364088619/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F8364.088619
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Abstract: We presents a fully automated method for an automated brain-tumour boundary detection using region based segmentation technique along with SVM Classifier of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).The procedure is based on artificial intelligence technique and classification of each super-pixel in MRI. A number of novel image features extraction approaches including intensity-based, texture based, fractal analysis and curvatures are calculated from each super-pixel within the entire brain area in MRI to ensure a robust classification. Brain tumor is the malignant types of cancer and their classification in earlier stage is biggest issue. While curable with early classification is useful, only extremely trained specialists are capable of accurately recognizing the cancer from skin MRI data. As expertise is in limited contribute, an automated systems capable of classifying cancer could save human lives, and also help to reduce unnecessary MRI, and reduce extra costs. On the way to achieve this goal, we proposed a Brain Tumour Detection and Classification System (BTDCS) that combines recent developments in machine learning with Support Vector Machine (SVM) structure, creating hybrid algorithm of threshold based segmentation with Maximally Stable External Regions (MSER) that are capable of segmenting accurate super-pixel region from MRI, as well as analyzing the detected area and surrounding tissue for malignant. Using threshold based segmentation technique, the foreground and background component is separated into two regions. To improve the segmentation results, MSER is used with the novel concept of region detection and feature extraction mechanism. The proposed system is evaluated using the largest publicly accessible standard BRATS 2015 dataset of MRI, containing benign and malignant images. When the evaluation parameters of proposed work is compared with a few other state-of-art methods, the proposed means attains the best performance of 98.2% concerning classification accuracy using only the MSER approach and SVM as classifier. The ultimate aim of this research is to devise an automated experimental approach that can segment the tumor boundary in a fast and efficient manner.
Keywords: Brain Tumour Segmentation, Brain Tumour Detection and Classification System (BTDCS), Pattern Recognition, Maximally Stable Extremal Regions (MSER) analysis on MRI, Support Vector Machine (SVM).