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Content-based image retrieval in medical applications: a novel multistep approach
Author(s): Thomas Martin Lehmann; Berthold B. Wein; Joerg Dahmen; Joerg Bredno; Frank Vogelsang; Michael Kohnen
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Paper Abstract

In the past few years, immense improvement was obtained in the field of content-based image retrieval. Nevertheless, existing systems still fail when applied to medical image databases. Simple feature-extraction algorithms that operate on the entire image for characterization of color, texture, or shape cannot be related to the descriptive semantics of medical knowledge that is extracted from images by human experts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3972, Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2000, (23 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373563
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas Martin Lehmann, Technical Univ. Aachen (Germany)
Berthold B. Wein, Technical Univ. Aachen (Germany)
Joerg Dahmen, Technical Univ. Aachen (Germany)
Joerg Bredno, Technical Univ. Aachen (Germany)
Frank Vogelsang, Technical Univ. Aachen (Germany)
Michael Kohnen, Technical Univ. Aachen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3972:
Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2000
Minerva M. Yeung; Boon-Lock Yeo; Charles A. Bouman, Editor(s)

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