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Mammographic feature generator for evaluation of image analysis algorithms
Author(s): Janne J. Naeppi; Peter B. Dean
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Paper Abstract

We introduce a mammographic feature generator which can be used to evaluate image analysis algorithms for digital mammography. Several types of calcifications and focal lesions may be generated, synthetic noise may be added, and the features may be embedded in to a digital mammogram. As an application we demonstrate the use of the generator in comparing the performance of two feature extraction algorithms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 April 1997
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3034, Medical Imaging 1997: Image Processing, (25 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.274180
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Janne J. Naeppi, Univ. of Turku (Finland)
Peter B. Dean, Univ. of Turku (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3034:
Medical Imaging 1997: Image Processing
Kenneth M. Hanson, Editor(s)

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