Re: Explanation of the fuzzy c-means algorithm

Thomas Runkler (
Mon, 8 Dec 1997 02:41:18 +0100 (MET)

In wrote:
: I'm looking for a discussion/explanation of the fuzzy c-means algorithm
: as used to segment MR and CT medical images. ...

John, the application of fuzzy c-means and other alternating cluster
estimation (ACE) models to medical image segmentation is described
e.g. in

J. C. Bezdek, L. O. Hall, M. Clark, D. Goldgof and L. P. Clarke,
Segmenting medical images with fuzzy models: an update, In:
R. Yager, D. Dubois and H. Prade, Fuzzy Set Methods in Information
Engineering: A Guided Tour of Applications, John Wiley and Sons, 1996.

T. A. Runkler and J. C. Bezdek, Image Segmentation using Fuzzy Clustering
with Fractal Features, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems,
Barcelona, July 1997, pages 1393-1398

Hope this helps