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Content-based mammographic image retrieval

Grant number: 06/00463-7
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2006
Effective date (End): December 31, 2006
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Computer Science
Principal Investigator:Fátima de Lourdes dos Santos Nunes Marques
Grantee:Ana Paula de Oliveira Santos
Home Institution: Fundação de Ensino Eurípedes Soares Rocha (FEESR). Marília, SP, Brazil

Abstract

This project aims at studying concepts related to Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR), and at implementing a system to apply those concepts to a mammographic image database, originally used to support computer-aided diagnosis schemes development and testing. The goal is to define suitable features and develop a technique of image retrieval in order to look up for images in a previously built database, by considering similarity criteria. (AU)