International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP)

ISSN: 2074-9074 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9082 (Online)

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IJIGSP Vol.5, No.5, Apr. 2013

The Pre-Processing Techniques for Breast Cancer Detection in Mammography Images

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R. Ramani,N.Suthanthira Vanitha,S. Valarmathy

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Mammogram, Pre-processing, Median filter, Adaptive median filter, Mean filters and wiener filter


Presently breast cancer detection is a very important role for worldwide women to save the life. Doctors and radio logistic can miss the abnormality due to inexperience in the field of cancer detection. The pre-processing is the most important step in the mammogram analysis due to poor captured mammogram image quality. Pre-processing is very important to correct and adjust the mammogram image for further study and processing. There are Different types of filtering techniques are available for pre-processing. This filters used to improve image quality, remove the noise, preserves the edges within an image, enhance and smoothen the image. In this paper, we have performed various filters namely, average filter, adaptive median filter, average or mean filter, and wiener filter.

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R. Ramani,N.Suthanthira Vanitha,S. Valarmathy,"The Pre-Processing Techniques for Breast Cancer Detection in Mammography Images", IJIGSP, vol.5, no.5, pp.47-54, 2013.DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2013.05.06


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