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Texture Analysis of Mammographic images

by G.R.Udupi, Bhagyashree.S.M, D.A.Kulkarni
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 5 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2010
Authors: G.R.Udupi, Bhagyashree.S.M, D.A.Kulkarni

G.R.Udupi, Bhagyashree.S.M, D.A.Kulkarni . Texture Analysis of Mammographic images. International Journal of Computer Applications. 5, 6 ( August 2010), 12-17. DOI=10.5120/919-1297

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author = { G.R.Udupi, Bhagyashree.S.M, D.A.Kulkarni },
title = { Texture Analysis of Mammographic images },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { August 2010 },
volume = { 5 },
number = { 6 },
month = { August },
year = { 2010 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 12-17 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/919-1297 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the world. Mammography is regarded as an effective tool for early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer. Microcalcification is one of the primary signs of breast cancer. There are various image texture analysis techniques for the detection of the microcalcifications. Screen-film mammography is still the standard method used to detect early breast cancer, thus leading to early treatment. Digital mammography has recently been designated as the imaging technology with the greatest potential for improving the diagnosis of breast cancer. In this work a feature-based approach is used for analysis and classification of malignancy. Gray-level texture and Wavelet co-efficient texture methods are used for feature extraction. Probabilistic Neural Network (PNN) is used for classification of images based on extracted features. The performance of classification by PNN based on features by texture method, wavelet method and combined methods are compared. The Receiver Operating Characteristics (ROC) Analysis is used for performance evaluation.

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Computer Science
Information Sciences


Breast Cancer Microcalcification Gray-level texture analysis Wavelet.