11 March 2008 Digital mammogram enhancement based on ROI enhancement and background suppression
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This paper presents a framework for mammogram enhancement that is based on a selective enhancement technique. Several enhancement algorithms under this framework are developed, which include weighted mean gray value- and fuzzy cross-over point-based thresholding methods, algorithm fusion, iterative enhancement method, and statistical decision theory-based techniques. Using various abnormal mammograms, the presented algorithms prove to be more robust and yield superior performance when compared with six representative enhancement approaches available in the literature.
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Renbin Peng, Renbin Peng, Pramod K. Varshney, Pramod K. Varshney, Hao Chen, Hao Chen, James H. Michels, James H. Michels, } "Digital mammogram enhancement based on ROI enhancement and background suppression", Proc. SPIE 6914, Medical Imaging 2008: Image Processing, 69141D (11 March 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.770649; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.770649
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