Med Image Anal 2021 02 11;68:101892. Epub 2020 Nov 11.
Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801 USA; Cancer Center at Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801 USA; Carle Cancer Center, Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL 61801 USA. Electronic address:
Accurately counting the number of cells in microscopy images is required in many medical diagnosis and biological studies. This task is tedious, time-consuming, and prone to subjective errors. However, designing automatic counting methods remains challenging due to low image contrast, complex background, large variance in cell shapes and counts, and significant cell occlusions in two-dimensional microscopy images. Read More