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A Review on Brain Tumor Detection Techniques

Chandarana Dimpee, Ashish M Kothari


Brain tumor is an abnormal growth of the cells inside the brain. Detecting brain tumor takes special skills and techniques because they are difficult to detect – especially in early stages. The boundary of the tumor (i.e., the abnormality in brain) in an MRI or different medical images can be traced using image processing techniques. The input image to the system is taken either from the available database or the real time image, So that the presence of tumor in input image can be detected and the area of the tumor can also be analyzed. The paper is based on the survey of different brain tumor detection techniques.

Keywords: Brain tumor, MRI, edge based and pixel based segmentation, histogram thresholding

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