Image analysis of tissue sections

Comput Biol Med. 1996 May;26(3):269-79. doi: 10.1016/0010-4825(96)00004-2.


The use of computers for the automated image analysis of tissue sections is becoming increasingly important. The paper presents an overview of current methodologies and summarizes developments in this field. A brief introduction followed by a survey is provided in each of these areas: image transformation, image segmentation and classification.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Algorithms
  • Factor Analysis, Statistical
  • Histological Techniques*
  • Humans
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted*
  • Microscopy*
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Software Design