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Diagnose the Stages of Breast Cancer using SVM

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 38 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors:
Jini R. Marsilin
Dr. G. Wiselin Jiji
10.5120/4743-6931

Jini R Marsilin and Dr. Wiselin G Jiji. Article: Diagnose the Stages of Breast Cancer Using SVM. International Journal of Computer Applications 38(11):1-6, January 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Jini R. Marsilin and Dr. G. Wiselin Jiji},
	title = {Article: Diagnose the Stages of Breast Cancer Using SVM},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {38},
	number = {11},
	pages = {1-6},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

This paper presents a pattern similarity scheme for predicting the real stage of breast cancer. This project allowed the development of content based image retrieval (CBIR) systems, capable of retrieving images based on their similarity with the query image and identifies the correct stages of the breast cancer. The proposed scheme involves low level feature extraction from images like shape and texture features. Shape features used in this scheme are Zernike moments and Radial Chebyshev moments. Texture features of contrast, energy and run length matrix features are also used with the shape features. These extracted features are then classified using SVM. The output of the SVM is considered as patterns. The similarity between two patterns is estimated as a function of the similarity of both their structures and the measure components. The proposed scheme can be effectively applied for image retrieval from large databases and also used to determine the correct stage of breast cancer and get the treatment in appropriate time.

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