Automatic detection of lung nodule from computer tomography images

Lee, Shu Ling Alycia. 2009, Automatic detection of lung nodule from computer tomography images, M.Eng. thesis, School of Engineering, Deakin University.


Title Automatic detection of lung nodule from computer tomography images
Author Lee, Shu Ling Alycia.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Degree name M.Eng.
Date submitted 2009
Keyword(s) Lungs - Tomography - Digital techniques
Lungs - Cancer - Imaging - Digital techniques
Diagnostic imaging - Data processing
Summary Lung nodule refers to lung tissue abnormalities that may become cancerous. An automated system that detects nodules of common sizes within lung images is developed. It consists of acquisition, pre-processing, background removal, nodule detection, and false positives reduction. The system can assist expert radiologists in their decision making.
Notes Degree conferred 2010.
Language eng
Description of original xiv, 193 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.24075722
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30027489

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