Application of Pattern Recognition Techniques for the Analysis of Histopathological Images

  • Adam Krzyżak
  • Thomas Fevens
  • Mehdi Habibzadeh
  • Łukasz Jeleń
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 95)


In this paper we discuss applications of pattern recognition and image processing to automatic processing and analysis of histopathological images. We focus on two applications: counting of red and white blood cells using microscopic images of blood smear samples and breast cancer malignancy grading from slides of fine needle aspiration biopsies. We provide literature survey and point out new challenges.


CBC microscopic medical images denoising binarization segmentation edge preservation granulometry fine needle aspirates breast cancer malignancy grading 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Krzyżak
    • 1
  • Thomas Fevens
    • 1
  • Mehdi Habibzadeh
    • 1
  • Łukasz Jeleń
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Software EngineeringConcordia UniversityMontréalCanada
  2. 2.Faculty of Life Science and TechnologyWrocław University of Environmental and Life ScienceWrocławPoland

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