Accession Number : ADA325728

Title :   Implementation of Computer Assisted Breast Cancer Diagnosis.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Dec 92-30 Jun 96,

Corporate Author : GEORGETOWN UNIV WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Lo, Shih-Chung

PDF Url : ADA325728

Report Date : JUL 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 140

Abstract : This project aims at the implementation of a computer-aided diagnosis system for the detection of microcalcifications on mammograms based on the algorithms. In addition, the proposed research includes: (1) algorithm improvement for the detection of microcalcifications, (2) mammographic image compression and its impact on computer-aided diagnosis (CADx), and (3) computer-aided classification of benign and malignant masses on mammograms.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS, *BREAST CANCER, COMPRESSION, ALGORITHMS, DETECTION, IMPACT, DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE), IMAGES, CLASSIFICATION, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, CALCIFICATION, MAMMOGRAPHY.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Numerical Mathematics
      Cybernetics
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE