Accession Number : ADA335734
Title : Breast Cancer Mass Detection Using Difference of Gaussians and Pulse Coupled Neural Networks
Descriptive Note : Master's thesis
Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSONAFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Personal Author(s) : Cournoyer, Donald A.
PDF Url : ADA335734
Report Date : DEC 1997
Pagination or Media Count : 76
Abstract : CAD, serving as a second reader, has been shown to improve the success of radiologists at detecting breast cancer. This thesis will develop a new algorithm to identify masses in mammograms. The system developed for this thesis will be capable of assisting a radiologist in making decisions.
Descriptors : *NEURAL NETS, *COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS, *BREAST CANCER, ALGORITHMS, COUPLING(INTERACTION), DETECTION, THESES, DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE), PULSES, IMAGES, PATTERN RECOGNITION, STATISTICAL PROCESSES, RADIOLOGY.
Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE