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A new approach for classification of human brain CT images based on morphological operations

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Automatic diagnosis may help to decrease human based diagnosis error and assist physicians to focus on the correct disease and its treatment and to avoid wasting time on diagnosis. In this paper computer aided diagnosis is applied to the brain CT image processing. We compared performance of morphological operations in extracting three types of features, i.e. gray scale, symmetry and texture. Some classifiers were applied to classify normal and abnormal brain CT images. It showed that morphological operations can improve the result of accuracy. Moreover SVM classifier showed better result than other classifiers.

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Fallahi, A. , Pooyan, M. and Khotanlou, H. (2010) A new approach for classification of human brain CT images based on morphological operations. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 3, 78-82. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2010.31011.

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