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Detection of Breast Tumour and Speckle Noise Removal using Bilateral Filter and Bivariate Shrinkage

by Simi Wilson, M.thangamani, E.konguvel
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 116 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Simi Wilson, M.thangamani, E.konguvel

Simi Wilson, M.thangamani, E.konguvel . Detection of Breast Tumour and Speckle Noise Removal using Bilateral Filter and Bivariate Shrinkage. International Journal of Computer Applications. 116, 3 ( April 2015), 42-45. DOI=10.5120/20318-2383

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author = { Simi Wilson, M.thangamani, E.konguvel },
title = { Detection of Breast Tumour and Speckle Noise Removal using Bilateral Filter and Bivariate Shrinkage },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { April 2015 },
volume = { 116 },
number = { 3 },
month = { April },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 42-45 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/20318-2383 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) is an image interpretation to detect the breast tumors. Tumor detection has become a challenging task, due to the presence of poor image contrast, speckle noise and irregular tumor shape. The scope of the work is to remove the speckle noise efficiently while preserving important information from the tumor boundaries. Bilateral filter and the Bivariate Shrinkage Function is applied to the automated whole breast ultrasonic image for the removal of speckle noise. A topographic watershed transform is implemented for ABUS image segmentation process where the précised contour of breast tumors is extracted automatically. This segmented lesion extracts various features like GLCM features, Tamura features, MCHOG features and shape features. Binary logistic regression classifier is applied to the selected feature vectors to analyze the tumor and non-tumor images.

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Bilateral filter bivariate shrinkage Topographic watershed transform feature extraction Binary logistic regression.