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Rosi
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Extracting Pixel information from ROI
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Jul 11, 2013 2:21 PM


I am a very new selftaught MATLAB user (so bear with me) trying to write code for some research I am doing for my undergraduate thesis to expedite my analysis. I have fluorescent microscopy images which i am trying to trace with an outline (my ROI's) and then quantify pixel information inside the ROI
Differentiate ovalish [or tubular] structures outlined from round structures  first of actual number of pixels only within my outline  eventually, with a tiff file, find # of green, red, and yellow pixels within outline.
Using the Image Processing Toolbox I have come up with a reasonable (i think) outline program with the final output being a binary outline based of the grayscale image of the original tiff. But how do I extract information from the original image, just from these outlined regions? I assume regionprops somehow but this is where I am having trouble????
Current Code: function [I,BWoutline,s] = Tloutline2() %Trace the TL outline for any cell % Based on conversion to grayscale first
disp('Load your image:'); I = imread(uigetfile('filename')); imshow(I)
%convert to grayscale binary image J = rgb2gray(I); imshow(J);
K = J>8; imshow(K);
% call edge to trace borders [~, threshold] = edge(K, 'sobel'); fudgeFactor = .5; BWs = edge(K,'sobel', threshold * fudgeFactor);
% horizontal and vertical stretch called se90 = strel('line', 3, 90); se0 = strel('line', 3, 0);
% dilate and fill outline BWsdil = imdilate(BWs, [se90 se0]); BWdfill = imfill(BWsdil, 'holes');
% smooth border BWnobord = imclearborder(BWdfill, 4);
seD = strel('diamond',1); BWfinal = imerode(BWnobord,seD); BWfinal = imerode(BWfinal,seD);
% Final Output of outline BWoutline = bwperim(BWfinal);
s = regionprops (J, BWoutline, {'PixelValues'});



