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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE