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Review of the Effective Image Processing Techniques of Mammograms

@inproceedings{Galway2007ReviewOT,
  title={Review of the Effective Image Processing Techniques of Mammograms},
  author={Galway and Triona},
  year={2007}
}
X-ray image processing is a computerised system which enhances the amount of detail visible on a digitised x-ray image. The effect of this technique in the diagnosis of breast cancer, where the detection of early malignant tumours is essential for effective treatment, is reviewed in this paper. Mammograms (breast x-rays) are initially enhanced by either increasing the contrast of suspicious areas or by removing background noise. Various mathematical methods are then applied to detect the… 

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