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Automatic detection of microcalcifications in digital mammography
Author(s): Eric Y. Tao; Chester J. Ornes; Jack Sklansky
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Paper Abstract

We devised, built and tested a detector and segmentor of microcalcifications in mammograms. Our segmentor includes preprocessing, extraction of 17 features, genetic solution of the best subset of six features, and a k-nearest neighbor classifier to suppress false candidates.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 June 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3338, Medical Imaging 1998: Image Processing, (24 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.310877
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Eric Y. Tao, Univ. of California/Irvine (United States)
Chester J. Ornes, Univ. of California/Irvine (United States)
Jack Sklansky, Univ. of California/Irvine (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3338:
Medical Imaging 1998: Image Processing
Kenneth M. Hanson, Editor(s)

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