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Author Cabral, Thanh M.
Title Fractal analysis of breast masses in mammograms [electronic resource] / Thanh M. Cabral and Rangaraj M. Rangayyan.
Publication Info. San Rafael, Calif. (1537 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901 USA) : Morgan & Claypool, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Synthesis lectures on biomedical engineering ; # 46. 1930-0336
Note Part of: Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on November 20, 2012).
Series from website.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-96).
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of symbols and abbreviations --
1. Computer-aided diagnosis of breast cancer -- 1.1 Mammography -- 1.2 Computer-aided diagnosis of breast cancer -- 1.3 Objectives and organization of the book --
2. Detection and analysis of breast masses -- 2.1 Characteristics of breast masses -- 2.2 Review of methods for CAD of breast masses -- 2.3 Review of methods for analysis of breast masses -- 2.3.1 Representation of breast masses for shape and texture analysis -- 2.3.2 Shape analysis of breast masses -- 2.3.3 Texture analysis of breast masses -- 2.4 Remarks --
[3]. Datasets of images of breast masses --
4. Methods for fractal analysis -- 4.1 Fractals -- 4.1.1 Famous fractals -- 4.1.2 Fractals in biology -- 4.1.3 Fractal dimension -- 4.1.4 Applications of fractal analysis -- 4.2 Fractal analysis of shape -- 4.2.1 The ruler method -- 4.2.2 The box-counting method -- 4.2.3 The power spectral analysis method -- 4.2.4 Evaluation of the methods with test patterns -- 4.3 Fractal analysis of gray-level images -- 4.3.1 The blanket method -- 4.3.2 Power spectral analysis of gray-level images -- 4.3.3 Evaluation of the methods with test images -- 4.4 Remarks --
5. Pattern classification -- 5.1 Fisher linear discriminant analysis -- 5.2 The Bayesian classifier -- 5.3 Receiver operating characteristics -- 5.4 The t-test and p-value -- 5.5 Remarks --
6. Results of classification of breast masses -- 6.1 Rank-ordering contours of masses by fractal dimension -- 6.2 Results of shape analysis -- 6.2.1 Classification of breast masses using fractal dimension -- 6.2.2 Comparative analysis of shape factors -- 6.3 Results of analysis of gray-scale variation -- 6.3.1 Fractal analysis of gray-scale variation -- 6.3.2 Haralick's texture measures -- 6.4 Discussion --
7. Concluding remarks -- References -- Authors' biographies.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Breast -- Radiography.
Radiography, Medical -- Digital techniques.
Fractals.
Mammography.
Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted.
Fractals.
blanket method
box-counting method
breast cancer
breast masses
compactness
computer-aided diagnosis
digital image processing
Fourier descriptors
fractal analysis
fractal dimension
fractional concavity
mammography
pattern classification
pattern recognition
power spectral analysis
ruler method
shape analysis
signature of a contour
spiculation index
texture analysis
Added Author Rangayyan, Rangaraj M.
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Related To Print version: 9781627050685
ISBN 9781627050692 (electronic bk.)
1627050698 (electronic bk.)
9781627050685 (pbk.)
Standard No. 10.2200/S00453ED1V01Y201210BME046 doi
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