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Pre-Processing Algorithms on Digital Mammograms

by Sara I. Basheer, Younis M. Abbosh, Majid Dh. Younis
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 174 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors: Sara I. Basheer, Younis M. Abbosh, Majid Dh. Younis
10.5120/ijca2017915415

Sara I. Basheer, Younis M. Abbosh, Majid Dh. Younis . Pre-Processing Algorithms on Digital Mammograms. International Journal of Computer Applications. 174, 6 ( Sep 2017), 16-19. DOI=10.5120/ijca2017915415

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2017915415,
author = { Sara I. Basheer, Younis M. Abbosh, Majid Dh. Younis },
title = { Pre-Processing Algorithms on Digital Mammograms },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Sep 2017 },
volume = { 174 },
number = { 6 },
month = { Sep },
year = { 2017 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 16-19 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume174/number6/28411-2017915415/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2017915415 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Younis M. Abbosh
%A Majid Dh. Younis
%T Pre-Processing Algorithms on Digital Mammograms
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 174
%N 6
%P 16-19
%D 2017
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Breast cancer is the greatest challenging health complexities that medical science is facing. Presently, there are no active methods to avert breast cancer, because its cause is not yet completely identified. Screening mammography is the available method that is currently used for reliable detection of breast cancer. Computer Aided diagnosis (CAD) techniques are used to enhance the diagnostic accuracy and efficiency of screening mammography. The sensitivity of mammogram decreases due to some factors like density of breast, presence of labels, and artifacts or even pectoral muscle. Therefore, the preprocessing of mammograms is a very significant step in breast cancer analysis and detection since it might reduce the number of false positive. In this paper, several procedures have been performed for preprocessing including (noise reduction, separate the breast from the artifacts and pectoral muscle, mammogram alignment).

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Digital Mammogram Breast Cancer Preprocessing