Normalization of local contrast in mammograms

@article{Veldkamp2000NormalizationOL,
  title={Normalization of local contrast in mammograms},
  author={Wouter J. H. Veldkamp and Nico Karssemeijer},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging},
  year={2000},
  volume={19},
  pages={731-738}
}
Equalizing image noise has been shown to be an important step in automatic detection of microcalcifications in digital mammograms. In this study, an accurate adaptive approach for noise equalization is presented and investigated. No additional information obtained from phantom recordings is improved in the method, which makes the approach robust and independent of film type and film development characteristics. Furthermore, it is possible to apply the method on direct digital mammograms as well… CONTINUE READING

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