José Raniery Ferreira Junior

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BACKGROUND Cancer is a disease characterized as an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that invades neighboring tissues and destroys them. Lung cancer is the primary cause of cancer-related deaths in the world, and it diagnosis is a complex task for specialists and it presents some big challenges as medical image interpretation process, pulmonary nodule(More)
Due to the difficulty to diagnose lung cancer, it is important to integrate content-based image retrieval methods with the pulmonary nodule classification process, since they are capable of retrieving similar cases from large image databases that were previously diagnosed. The goal of this paper is to evaluate an integrated image feature vector, composed of(More)
Due to difficulty of diagnosing lung cancer, it is important to integrate computational tools in the imaging interpretation process. Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) can provide decision support to specialists by allowing them to find nodules from a database that are similar to a reference one. However, CBIR systems still face problems visualizing(More)
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