Segmentation and ABCD rule extraction for skin tumors classification

@inproceedings{Messadi2014SegmentationAA,
  title={Segmentation and ABCD rule extraction for skin tumors classification},
  author={Mahammed Messadi and Hocine Cherifi and Abdelhafid Bessaid},
  year={2014}
}
During the last years, computer vision-based diagnosis systems have been widely used in several hospitals and dermatology clinics, aiming at the early detection of malignant melanoma tumor, which is among the most frequent types of skin cancer. In this work, we present an automated diagnosis system based on the ABCD rule used in clinical diagnosis in order to discriminate benign from malignant skin lesions. First, to reduce the influence of small structures, a preprocessing step based on… CONTINUE READING