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Mammography is the process of using low-energy-X-rays (usually around 30 kVp) to examine the human breast and is used as a diagnostic and a screening tool. (Wikipedia.org)






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2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference will cover diverse topics ranging from biomedical engineering to healthcare technologies to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions and oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by IEEE Xplore and Medline/PubMed.

  • 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society covers a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions, oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by PubMed and EI. Prop

  • 2012 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2011 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc.

  • 2010 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2009 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The general theme of EMBC'08 is "Personalized Healthcare through Technology", covering a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical and clinical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. Transfer of research results from academia to industry will also be a focus of the conference.

  • 2007 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

  • 2006 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)


2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Medical Imaging Conference and Room-Temperature Semiconductor Detector Workshop (NSS/MIC/RTSD)

The NSS/MIC offers an outstanding opportunity for scientists and engineers interested in the fields of nuclear science, radiation detection, accelerators, high energy physics and astrophysics, and related software to present their latest developments and ideas. The scientific program provides a comprehensive review of the latest developments in technology and covers a wide range of applications from radiation and accelerator instrumentation, new detector materials, to complex detector systems for physical sciences, and advanced imaging systems for biological and medical research.

  • 2015 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC)

    The scope of the conference is to present advancements in the field of nuclear science (detectors, electronics and algorithms) as applied to high energy and nuclear physics, as well as various imaging techniques used in Medicine. The conference fosters interactions between instrumentation research and 'end user' application expertise, thus highlighting interdisciplinary aspects of nuclear science.

  • 2014 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2014 NSS/MIC)

    The conference emphasizes the latest developments in technology and instrumentation and their implementation in experiments for space, accelerators, other radiation environments, homeland security, and Medical Imaging Sciences

  • 2013 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2013 NSS/MIC)

    Detectors, software, signal processing and systems for ionizing radiation. Medical imaging detector and system development for PET, SPECT and other imaging based on nuclear techniques.

  • 2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2012 NSS/MIC)

    Forum for exchange of scientist and engineers working Nuclear Physics and Medical Imaging in technology and instrumentation and their implementation in experiments for particle physics, space, accelerators and other applications of radiation detection such as the technological and mathematical aspects of radiotracer-based medical imaging and other areas of non-Nuclear Molecular Imaging technologies.

  • 2011 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2011 NSS/MIC)

    Detectors, software, signal processing and systems for ionizing radiation. Medical imaging detector and system development for PET, SPECT and other imaging based on nuclear techniques.

  • 2010 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2010 NSS/MIC)

    Detectors, software, signal processing and systems for ionizing radiation. Medical imaging detector and system development for PET, SPECT and other imaging based on nuclear techniques.

  • 2009 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2009 NSS/MIC)

    Radiation Detectors and Instrumentation and their applications in Physics, Biology, Space,Material Science,Medical Physics, and Homeland Security

  • 2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2008 NSS/MIC)

    Detectors, software, signal processing and systems for ionizing radiation. Medical imaging detector and system development for PET, SPECT and other imaging based on nuclear techniques.

  • 2007 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2007 NSS/MIC)

  • 2006 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (2006 NSS/MIC)


2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automaton and Systems (ICCAS)

Control Theory and Application, Intelligent Systems, Industrial Applications of Control,Sensor and Signal Processing, Control Devices and Instruments, Robot Control, RobotVision, Human-Robot Interaction, Robotic Applications, Unmanned Vehicle Systems...


2011 3rd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology (ICBBT 2011)

The aim objective of the International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology (ICBBT) is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology.


2011 Third International Conference on Advanced Computing (ICoAC)

Theme of the conference is Computing Trends For Educational Society. Topics: Cluster Computing Trust and Security Grid Computing MANET Cloud Computing Multicore Architecture Autonomous Computing Network Management Pervasive Computing Compiler Optimizations Power Aware Computing Software Architecture Mobile Computing Software Testing Soft computing Parallel Algorithms Software Licensing in cloud Distributed Databases Intelligent Agents Data Mining Agent Based Systems Knowledge Management Web Intelligence Multimedia Streaming Service Oriented Architecture Pattern Recognition Web 2.0 / Web 3.0 Virtualization Semantic Web Green IT Wireless Sensor Networks E-learning Natural Language Processing Storage Management


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Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

Broad coverage of concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences applied in biology and medicine, ranging from formalized mathematical theory through experimental science and technological development to practical clinical applications.


Medical Imaging, IEEE Transactions on

Imaging methods applied to living organisms with emphasis on innovative approaches that use emerging technologies supported by rigorous physical and mathematical analysis and quantitative evaluation of performance.


Nuclear Science, IEEE Transactions on

All aspects of the theory and applications of nuclear science and engineering, including instrumentation for the detection and measurement of ionizing radiation; particle accelerators and their controls; nuclear medicine and its application; effects of radiation on materials, components, and systems; reactor instrumentation and controls; and measurement of radiation in space.



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Quantification in positron emission mammography (PEM) with planar detectors: contrast resolution measurements using a custom breast phantom and novel spherical hot-spots

K. Murthy; D. Jolly; M. Aznar; C. J. Thompson; P. Sciascia; A. Loutfi; R. Lisbona; J. H. Gagnon 1998 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record. 1998 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (Cat. No.98CH36255), 1998

The authors have previously demonstrated that their Positron Emission Mammography-1 (PEM-1) system can successfully defect small (<2 cm diameter) tumors. Images in the current system are judged qualitatively for the presence of focal uptake of 18F-FDG. The authors are presently taking steps toward quantifying the emission images. To this end, they have constructed a breast phantom and developed a novel ...


An integrated approach for detection of masses and macro calcification in mammogram images using dexterous variant median fuzzy c-means algorithm

S. Kowsalya; D. Shanmuga Priyaa 2016 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO), 2016

The proposed contribution uses median fuzzy c-means approach for detection of masses and macrocalcificaiton in mammogram images. Median clustering is a powerful methodology for prototype based clustering of similarity/dissimilarity data. In the MFCM instead of calculating the mean for each cluster to determine its centroid, it calculates the median. This has the consequence of reducing error on the whole clusters ...


Implementation of a system using reflective tomographic reconstruction for breast cancer detection

J. P. Stitt; R. L. Tutwiler The 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2004

The following describes the implementation of a system for ultrasonic mammography. The system employs adaptive imaging and processing techniques to produce high-resolution breast tissues sonograms. The time-domain imaging technique provides quantitative maps of intrinsic acoustic tissue properties using conventional pulse-echo transducers and clinical scanning system. The increased image resolution and quantitative maps provide improve diagnostics tools compared with conventional B-scan ...


Using AM-FM image modeling technique in mammograms

M. Y. Elshinawy; M. F. Chouikha 2003 46th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2003

This paper represents preliminary results for a full study that tries to answer the following question, how well AM-FM modeling technique will behave when applied to mammograms. Our results thus far show that the AM-FM modeling technique yields good results when the images used are mammogram The AM-FM modeling technique consists of three main steps. The first step is applied ...


A wavelet based mammographic system

A. Laine; M. Lewis; F. Taylor Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 1994. ICASSP-94., 1994 IEEE International Conference on, 1994

Mammography's role in the detection of breast cancer at early stages is well known. Although more accurate than other existing techniques, mammography still only finds 80 to 90 percent of breast cancers. It has been suggested that mammograms, as normally viewed, display only about 3% of the total information detected. The general inability to detect small tumors and other salient ...


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Quantification in positron emission mammography (PEM) with planar detectors: contrast resolution measurements using a custom breast phantom and novel spherical hot-spots

K. Murthy; D. Jolly; M. Aznar; C. J. Thompson; P. Sciascia; A. Loutfi; R. Lisbona; J. H. Gagnon 1998 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record. 1998 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (Cat. No.98CH36255), 1998

The authors have previously demonstrated that their Positron Emission Mammography-1 (PEM-1) system can successfully defect small (<2 cm diameter) tumors. Images in the current system are judged qualitatively for the presence of focal uptake of 18F-FDG. The authors are presently taking steps toward quantifying the emission images. To this end, they have constructed a breast phantom and developed a novel ...


An integrated approach for detection of masses and macro calcification in mammogram images using dexterous variant median fuzzy c-means algorithm

S. Kowsalya; D. Shanmuga Priyaa 2016 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO), 2016

The proposed contribution uses median fuzzy c-means approach for detection of masses and macrocalcificaiton in mammogram images. Median clustering is a powerful methodology for prototype based clustering of similarity/dissimilarity data. In the MFCM instead of calculating the mean for each cluster to determine its centroid, it calculates the median. This has the consequence of reducing error on the whole clusters ...


Implementation of a system using reflective tomographic reconstruction for breast cancer detection

J. P. Stitt; R. L. Tutwiler The 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2004

The following describes the implementation of a system for ultrasonic mammography. The system employs adaptive imaging and processing techniques to produce high-resolution breast tissues sonograms. The time-domain imaging technique provides quantitative maps of intrinsic acoustic tissue properties using conventional pulse-echo transducers and clinical scanning system. The increased image resolution and quantitative maps provide improve diagnostics tools compared with conventional B-scan ...


Using AM-FM image modeling technique in mammograms

M. Y. Elshinawy; M. F. Chouikha 2003 46th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2003

This paper represents preliminary results for a full study that tries to answer the following question, how well AM-FM modeling technique will behave when applied to mammograms. Our results thus far show that the AM-FM modeling technique yields good results when the images used are mammogram The AM-FM modeling technique consists of three main steps. The first step is applied ...


A wavelet based mammographic system

A. Laine; M. Lewis; F. Taylor Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 1994. ICASSP-94., 1994 IEEE International Conference on, 1994

Mammography's role in the detection of breast cancer at early stages is well known. Although more accurate than other existing techniques, mammography still only finds 80 to 90 percent of breast cancers. It has been suggested that mammograms, as normally viewed, display only about 3% of the total information detected. The general inability to detect small tumors and other salient ...


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  • Learning a New View of a Database: With an Application in Mammography

    This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction, View Learning for Mammography, Naive View Learning Framework, Initial Experiments, Intergrated View Learning Framework, Further Experiments and Results, Related Work, Conclusions and Future Work, Acknowledgments, References

  • Medical Imaging Modalities: XRay Imaging

    This chapter contains sections titled: X-Ray Imaging X-Ray Generation X-Ray 2-D Projection Imaging X-Ray Mammography X-Ray CT Spiral X-Ray CT Contrast Agent, Spatial Resolution, and SNR Exercises References

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    Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) is the process of retrieval of images from a database that are similar to a query image, using measures derived from the images themselves, rather than relying on accompanying text or annotation. To achieve CBIR, the contents of the images need to be characterized by quantitative features; the features of the query image are compared with the features of each image in the database and images having high similarity with respect to the query image are retrieved and displayed. CBIR of medical images is a useful tool and could provide radiologists with assistance in the form of a display of relevant past cases. One of the challenging aspects of CBIR is to extract features from the images to represent their visual, diagnostic, or application-specific information content. In this book, methods are presented for preprocessing, segmentation, landmarking, feature extraction, and indexing of mammograms for CBIR. The preprocessing steps include anisotropic di fusion and the Wiener filter to remove noise and perform image enhancement. Techniques are described for segmentation of the breast and fibroglandular disk, including maximum entropy, a moment-preserving method, and Otsu's method. Image processing techniques are described for automatic detection of the nipple and the edge of the pectoral muscle via analysis in the Radon domain. By using the nipple and the pectoral muscle as landmarks, mammograms are divided into their internal, external, upper, and lower parts for further analysis. Methods are presented for feature extraction using texture analysis, shape analysis, granulometric analysis, moments, and statistical measures. The CBIR system presented provides options for retrieval using the Kohonen self- organizing map and the k-nearest-neighbor method. Methods are described for inclusion of expert knowledge to reduce the semantic gap in CBIR, including the query point movement method for relevance feedback (RFb). Analysis of performanc is described in terms of precision, recall, and relevance-weighted precision of retrieval. Results of application to a clinical database of mammograms are presented, including the input of expert radiologists into the CBIR and RFb processes. Models are presented for integration of CBIR and computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) with a picture archival and communication system (PACS) for efficient workflow in a hospital. Table of Contents: Introduction to Content-based Image Retrieval / Mammography and CAD of Breast Cancer / Segmentation and Landmarking of Mammograms / Feature Extraction and Indexing of Mammograms / Content-based Retrieval of Mammograms / Integration of CBIR and CAD into Radiological Workflow



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