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Adrian Raftery: Image Analysis Research

Most of my image analysis research has focused on image segmentation, particularly for medical, industrial and geophysical images. Model-based clustering has been found useful for this.


Forbes, F., Peyrard, N., Fraley, C., Georgian-Smith, D., Goldhaber, D.M., and Raftery, A.E. (2006). Model-Based Region-of-Interest Selection in Dynamic Breast MRI. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 30, 675-687.

Fraley, C. and Raftery, A.E. (2006). Model-based microarray image analysis. R News, 6, no. 5, 60-63.

Fraley, C., Raftery, A.E. and Wehrens, R. (2005). Incremental Model-Based Clustering for Large Datasets with Small Clusters. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 14, 529-546.

Murtagh, F., Raftery, A.E., and J.L. Starck (2005). Bayesian inference for multiband image segmentation via model-based cluster trees. Image and Vision Computing, 23, 587-596.

Li, Q., Fraley, C., Bumgarner, R.E., Yeung, K.Y. and Raftery, A.E. (2005). ``Donuts, Scratches and Blanks: Robust Model-Based Segmentation of Microarray Images.'' Bioinformatics, 21(12), 2875-2882 (doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/bti447).

Wehrens, R., Buydens, L.M.C., Fraley, C. and Raftery, A.E. (2004). Model-Based Clustering for Image Segmentation and Large Datasets Via Sampling. Journal of Classification, 21, 231-253.

Stanford, D.C. and Raftery, A.E. (2002). Approximate Bayes factors for image segmentation: The Pseudolikelihood Information Criterion (PLIC). IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 24, 1517-1520.

Walsh, D.C.I. and Raftery, A.E. (2002). Accurate and Efficient Curve Detection in Images: The Importance Sampling Hough Transform. Pattern Recognition, 35, 1421-1431.

Campbell, J.G., Fraley, C., Stanford, D., Murtagh, F. and Raftery, A.E. (1999). Model-based methods for textile fault detection. International Journal of Imaging Science and Technology, 10, 339-346.

Forbes, F. and Raftery, A.E. (1999). Bayesian morphology: Fast unsupervised Bayesian image analysis. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 94, 555-568.

Campbell, J.G., Fraley, C., Murtagh, F. and Raftery, A.E. (1997). Linear flaw detection in woven textiles using model-based clustering. Pattern Recognition Letters, 18, 1539-1548.

Raftery, A.E. (1994). Change point and change curve modeling in stochastic processes and spatial statistics. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 1, 403-424. Earlier technical report version.

Banfield, J.D. and Raftery, A.E. (1992). Ice floe identification in satellite images using mathematical morphology and clustering about principal curves. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 8, 7-16.

Murtagh, F. and Raftery, A.E. (1984). Fitting straight lines to point patterns. Pattern Recognition, 17, 479-483.

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Updated May 13, 2012

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