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Image Processing with ImageJ by José María Mateos Pérez, Javier Pascau

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Particle analysis

A potentially useful task in many imaging fields, especially in microscopy, is the automatic detection and measurement of the particles present in a given image. Consider the following one, taken from the original set of tuberculosis images that we have presented previously (tuberculosis_full.tif):

Particle analysis

Note that the zoom level has been reduced to show the whole image on the page. If you open that image on ImageJ, you can see that there are many small green objects: those are the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacilli, and we want to count them. How many of them are there in the image? One way of accomplishing that task is to count them ...

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