Identify tooth cone beam computed tomography based on contourlet particle swarm optimization

Hiba Adreese Younis, Dhafar Sami Hammadi, Ansam Nazar Younis

Abstract


In this paper certain type of biometric measurements has been used to identify the cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) radiograph of the subject in a fast and reliable way. Where the CBCT radiograph of a person is used as a data and stored in database for later use in a person’s recognition process. The aim of this research is to use various stages of the preprocessing operations of the CBCT radiograph to obtain the clearest possible image that will help us in the identification process more easily and precisely. The contourlet transformation was used for feature extraction of each particular CBCT image and the results were processed by a new hybrid particle swarm optimization (PSO) named "contourlet PSO" algorithm (CPSO), which is faster and produce more precise (due to apply contourlet algorithm) than traditional PSO. The proposed algorithm (CPSO) gave a detection ratio of 98% after its application on 100 CBCT radiographs.


Keywords


CBCT; Contourlet; CPSO; Directional filter; Laplace's pyramid; Preprocessing; PSO

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijai.v11.i1.pp397-404

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