A content-based approach to medical image database retrieval

Wei, Chia-Hung, Li, Chang-Tsun and Wilson, Roland 2008, A content-based approach to medical image database retrieval. In Dong, Feng, Ghinea, Gheorghita and Chen, Sherry Y. (ed), User Centered Design for Medical Visualization, IGI Global, Hershey, Pa., pp.281-302, doi: 10.4018/978-1-59904-777-5.ch014.

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Title A content-based approach to medical image database retrieval
Author(s) Wei, Chia-Hung
Li, Chang-TsunORCID iD for Li, Chang-Tsun orcid.org/0000-0003-4735-6138
Wilson, Roland
Title of book User Centered Design for Medical Visualization
Editor(s) Dong, Feng
Ghinea, Gheorghita
Chen, Sherry Y.
Publication date 2008
Series Premier Reference Source
Chapter number 14
Total chapters 18
Start page 281
End page 302
Total pages 22
Publisher IGI Global
Place of Publication Hershey, Pa.
Summary Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) makes use of image features, such as color and texture, to index images with minimal human intervention. Content-based image retrieval can be used to locate medical images in large databases. This chapter introduces a content-based approach to medical image retrieval. Fundamentals of the key components of content-based image retrieval systems are introduced first to give an overview of this area. A case study, which describes the methodology of a CBIR system for retrieving digital mammogram database, is then presented. This chapter is intended to disseminate the knowledge of the CBIR approach to the applications of medical image management and to attract greater interest from various research communities to rapidly advance research in this field.
ISBN 9781599047775
Language eng
DOI 10.4018/978-1-59904-777-5.ch014
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HERDC Research category BN.1 Other book chapter, or book chapter not attributed to Deakin
Copyright notice ©2008, IGI Global
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30125530

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