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Title: Tongue color visualization for local pixel
Authors: Huang, B
Zhang, D 
Zhang, H
Li, Y
Li, N
Keywords: Computerized tongue diagnosis
Local pixel separation.
Lookup table
Tongue color visualization
Issue Date: 2011
Source: 2011 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computer Control, ICACC 2011, 2011, p. 297-301 How to cite?
Abstract: Tongue diagnosis is a unique and important diagnostic method in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It is used to observe abnormal changes in the tongue color for identifying syndrome patterns. However, due to its qualitative, subjective and experience-based nature, it is hard to represent and visualize tongue color in computerized tongue diagnosis. This will undoubtedly limit the application of tongue color analysis in clinical practice. In this paper, we proposed a visualization system for local pixel separation to recognize this intrinsic pathological trait: tongue color. This system captures a digital image, extracts a contour of the tongue and constructs a lookup table. Finally, this lookup table is employed to construct some figures of different classes for the representation and visualization tongue color. The experimental results can draw a conclusion: Tongue color is a kind of pixel distribution.
Description: 3rd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Computer Control, ICACC 2011, Harbin, 18-20 January 2011
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/24510
ISBN: 9781424488087
DOI: 10.1109/ICACC.2011.6016418
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