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Content based Image Retrieval for Medical Images using Canny Edge Detection Algorithm

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Number 6 - Article 7
Year of Publication: 2011

B.Ramamurthy and K.R.Chandran. Article: Content based Image Retrieval for Medical Images using Canny Edge Detection Algorithm. International Journal of Computer Applications 17(6):32-37, March 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {B.Ramamurthy and K.R.Chandran},
	title = {Article: Content based Image Retrieval for Medical Images using Canny Edge Detection Algorithm},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2011},
	volume = {17},
	number = {6},
	pages = {32-37},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


The rapid expansion of digital data content has led to the need for rich descriptions and efficient Retrieval Tool. To develop this, content based image Retrieval method has played an important role in the field of image retrieval. This paper aims to provide an efficient medical image data Retrieval from a huge content of medical database using one of the images content such as image shape, because, efficient content-based image Retrieval in the medical domain is still a challenging problem. The main objective of this paper is to provide an efficient tool which is used for efficient medical image retrieval from a huge content of medical image database and which is used for further medical diagnosis purposes.


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