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Title: Mammographic Mass Detection with Statistical Region Merging
Authors: Bajger, Mariusz
Ma, Fei
Williams, Simon
Bottema, Murk Jan
Keywords: Segmentation
Mammography
Mass detection
Statistical region merging
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society (IEEE Publishing)
Citation: Bajger, M., Ma, F., Williams, S. and Bottema, M. 2010. Mammographic Mass Detection with Statistical Region Merging. 2010 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), 27-32.
Abstract: An automatic method for detection of mammographic masses is presented which utilizes statistical region merging for segmentation (SRM) and linear discriminant analysis (LDA) for classification. The performance of the scheme was evaluated on 36 images selected from the local database of mammograms and on 48 images taken from the Digital Database for Screening Mammography (DDSM). The Az value (area under the ROC curve) for classifying each region was 0.90 for the local dataset and 0.96 for the images from DDSM. Results indicate that SRM segmentation can form part of an robust and efficient basis for analysis of mammograms.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/25728
ISSN: 9781424488162
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