Breast Mass Detection in Digital Mammogram Based on Gestalt Psychology

  title={Breast Mass Detection in Digital Mammogram Based on Gestalt Psychology},
  author={Hongyu Wang and Jun Feng and Qirong Bu and Feihong Liu and M. Zhang and Yu Ren and Yi Lv},
  journal={Journal of Healthcare Engineering},
Inspired by gestalt psychology, we combine human cognitive characteristics with knowledge of radiologists in medical image analysis. In this paper, a novel framework is proposed to detect breast masses in digitized mammograms. It can be divided into three modules: sensation integration, semantic integration, and verification. After analyzing the progress of radiologist's mammography screening, a series of visual rules based on the morphological characteristics of breast masses are presented and… 

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