Inspec keywords: cardiology; image segmentation; medical image processing; single photon emission computed tomography

Other keywords: soft-to-hard probabilistic constraint; level set based left ventricle segmentation; spatiotemporal constraint; level set deformable model; 4D gated cardiac SPECT; perfusion defects; appearance priors; maximum a posteriori framework; spatiotemporal regularisation; shape priors

Subjects: Computer vision and image processing techniques; Optical, image and video signal processing; Nuclear medicine, emission tomography; Nuclear medicine, emission tomography; Biology and medical computing; Patient diagnostic methods and instrumentation