Computational Techniques for Dental Image Analysis

Computational Techniques for Dental Image Analysis

K. Kamalanand (Anna University, India), B. Thayumanavan (Sathyabama University Dental College and Hospital, India) and P. Mannar Jawahar (Anna University, India)
Release Date: October, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 334
ISBN13: 9781522562436|ISBN10: 1522562435|EISBN13: 9781522562443|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6243-6


With the technology innovations dentistry has witnessed in all its branches over the past three decades, the need for more precise diagnostic tools and advanced imaging methods has become mandatory across the industry. Recent advancements to imaging systems are playing an important role in efficient diagnoses, treatments, and surgeries.

Computational Techniques for Dental Image Analysis provides innovative insights into computerized methods for automated analysis. The research presented within this publication explores pattern recognition, oral pathologies, and diagnostic processing. It is designed for dentists, professionals, medical educators, medical imaging technicians, researchers, oral surgeons, and students, and covers topics centered on easier assessment of complex cranio-facial tissues and the accurate diagnosis of various lesions at early stages.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Automated Analysis
  • Diagnostic Processing
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Digital Dental Imaging
  • Expert Systems
  • Image Classification
  • Image Segmentation
  • Imaging Systems
  • Oral Pathologies
  • Pattern Recognition

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

K. Kamalanand completed his Ph.D at MIT Campus, Anna University in the field of Biomedical Engineering. At present he is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Instrumentation Engineering, Madras Institute of Technology Campus, Anna University, Chennai, India. He is well published with more than 70 publications to his credit. He has served as Guest Editor for several Journals. He is a member of the Council of Asian Science Editors. His research interests include Biomedical Engineering, Mathematical Modelling, Artificial Intelligence and Nanotechnology.
B. Thayumanavan received his M.D.S. from Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai and his B.D.S. from Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Chennai. At present he is the Dean of Sathyabama University Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India. He has teaching experience of more than 16 years. He has published several papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He has supervised several Dissertations. Also, he has organized several conferences and has chaired several scientific sessions.
P. Mannar Jawahar completed his Ph.D. at I.I.T. Delhi and subsequently did his Post Doctoral Research work at Warsaw University of Technology, Poland. He joined Anna University, Chennai, India, as a Faculty in 1978 and has put in more than three decades of service in the teaching profession in various capacities. He served as the Vice Chancellor of Anna University from June 2008 to June 2012. At present, he is the Vice Chancellor of Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, India.His current research interest includes the application of computational methods in biomedical engineering.