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Monte Carlo Methods

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Monte Carlo methods provide approximate solutions to quantitative problems by inferring from samples produced through stochastic simulation. While the method itself is based on statistical simulation the problems solved can be both deterministic or probabilistic. A very popular Monte Carlo method is based on Markov chains and known as MCMC (Markov chain Monte Carlo).

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Allen, Roemer, Stuart, Thönnes

Extracted vascular structure from a retinal angiogram
Vascular structure extracted from a retinal angiogram using MCMC


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