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Computer Aided Evaluation (CAE) of Morphologic Changes in Pigmented Skin Lesions

  • Maria RizziEmail author
  • Matteo D’Aloia
  • Gianpaolo Cice
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9281)

Abstract

Mole pattern changes are important elements in detecting cancerous skin lesions, the early stage detection is a key factor to completely cure the pathology. In this paper, an automatic system for mole-tracking is indicated. The method presented is been realized as a mobile app and can be used to perform periodically a careful self-examination of their pigmented skin lesions. The implemented method receives in input two segmented images of the same pigmented skin lesion corresponding to the actual image and to the image before the last period under test. The method performs image matching and changes evaluation adopting a three stage artificial neural network and provides as output a risk indicator related to the morphology changes of the skin lesion.

Keywords

Smart health Healthcare Neural network Skin lesion Computer aided detection Computer aided evaluation Border detection Edge detection CAD CAE 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Politecnico di Bari - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell’InformazioneBariItaly
  2. 2.MASVIS SRLConversanoItaly

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