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Feature detection in mammographic image analysis

Abstract:

In modern society, cancer has become one of the most terrifying diseases because of its high and increasing death rate. The disease's deep impact demands extensive research to detect and eradicate it in all its forms. Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, and approximately one in nine women in the Western world will develop it over the course of their lives. Screening programmes have been shown to reduce the mortality rate, but they introduce an enormous amount of inform...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Research group:
Wolfson Medical Vision Laboratory
Oxford college:
Keble College
Role:
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2004
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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