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Liver Lesions and Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage Detection Using Multimodal Fusion

Osama S. Faragallah1,*, Abdullah N. Muhammed2, Taha S. Taha3, Gamal G. N. Geweid4,5

1 Department of Information Technology, College of Computers and Information Technology, Taif University, P.O. Box 11099, Taif 21944, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufia University, Menouf 32952, Egypt
3 Department of Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufia University, Menouf 32952, Egypt
4 Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Benha University, Benha 13512, Egypt
5 Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, USA

* Corresponding Author: Osama S. Faragallah. Email: email

Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing 2021, 30(1), 215-225.


Medical image fusion is designed to help physicians in their decisions by providing them with a preclinical image with enough information. Accurate assessment and effective treatment of the disease reduce the time it takes to relieve the symptoms of the disease. This article utilizes an effective data fusion approach to work on two different imaging modalities; computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The data fusion approach is based on the combination of singular value decomposition (SVD) and the Fast Discrete Curvelet Transform (FDCT) techniques to reduce processing time during the fusion process. The SVD-FDCT data fusion approach is being tested with two multimodal medical image fusion applications. The first application concerns the detection of liver lesions and the second application concerns the early detection of acute intracerebral hemorrhage. Experimental tests demonstrate that not only the SVD-FDCT data fusion algorithm can treat the curved objects and edges effectively as the FDCT do. But also, the throughput of the fusion algorithm is comparable to related fusion algorithms such as principal component analysis (PCA), Transform and Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT), dual-tree complex wavelet transform (DT-CWT), and Curvelet fusion algorithms.


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O. S. Faragallah, A. N. Muhammed, T. S. Taha and G. G. N. Geweid, "Liver lesions and acute intracerebral hemorrhage detection using multimodal fusion," Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, vol. 30, no.1, pp. 215–225, 2021.

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