24 June 1998 Automatic detection of microcalcifications in digital mammography
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Proceedings Volume 3338, Medical Imaging 1998: Image Processing; (1998); doi: 10.1117/12.310877
Event: Medical Imaging '98, 1998, San Diego, CA, United States
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.
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Eric Y. Tao, Chester J. Ornes, Jack Sklansky, "Automatic detection of microcalcifications in digital mammography", Proc. SPIE 3338, Medical Imaging 1998: Image Processing, (24 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.310877; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.310877
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Image segmentation

Mammography

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Feature extraction

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