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Automatic detection of clusters of calcifications in digital mammograms
Author(s): David H. Davies; David R. Dance; Colin H. Jones
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Paper Abstract

An algorithm for the autoitatic detection of clusters of calcifications in digital marrtinograrrts has been developed using image analysis techniques. The results for 50 complete clinical mammograms show that the algorithm achieves 100 true positive cluster detection rate with a false detection rate of 5 clus ters. 1.

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Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1233, Medical Imaging IV: Image Processing, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18904
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David H. Davies, Royal Marsden Hospital (United Kingdom)
David R. Dance, Royal Marsden Hospital (United Kingdom)
Colin H. Jones, Royal Marsden Hospital (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1233:
Medical Imaging IV: Image Processing
Murray H. Loew, Editor(s)

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