Joy John Mammen

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Segmentation of medical images is a highly challenging process, especially when dealing with blood smear images, which have a very complex cell structure. The tissue-like P Systems, actually based on the methodology of cell and tissue behavior in a human body, are used in various areas of computation. Segmentation of medical images is one such area where(More)
This paper proposes an automated method for the segmentation of peripheral blood smear images, depicting the differential count of white blood cells. It also proposes a reversible fragile watermarking technique, in which the watermark-related information is embedded in the Region of Non-Interest (RONI) of the image. Image authenticity and integrity, is(More)
department of transfusiology medicine and immunohematology. letter to tHe editor Dear Editor, Recruitment of voluntary blood donors is an important task. Human blood is an essential element of the human life and there are no substitutes for it (1). Studies have proved that voluntary blood donation enhances safe blood transfusion (2) when compared to(More)
Introduction. Elevated factor VIII population in the Indian population has not been studied as a possible risk factor for deep vein thrombosis (DVT). High factor VIII level is considered a predisposing factor for DVT and its recurrence. However it is known to vary between populations and its exact role in the etiopathogenesis of thrombophilia remains(More)