Patent Number: 8,798,349

Title: Systems and methods for detecting arterial input function (AIF)

Abstract: Disclosed are methods, systems and apparatuses for detection of arterial input function (AIF) in MRI, specially DCE MR images, comprising automatic selection of AIF based on affinity propagation (AP) clustering method.

Inventors: Shi; Lin (Hong Kong, CN), Wang; Defeng (Hong Kong, CN), Heng; Pheng Ann (Hong Kong, CN)

Assignee: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

International Classification: G06K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018