Breast Density Dependent Computer Aided Detection

  • Styliani Petroudi
  • Michael Brady
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4046)


This paper describes initial steps towards the development of a Computer Aided Detection (CAD) system based on breast density pattern classes. We present evidence that the sensitivity and specificity of such a system will improve if it is developed for, and applied to, specific breast density classes.


Breast Density Digital Mammography Topographic Representation Mammographic Parenchymal Pattern Breast Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Styliani Petroudi
    • 1
  • Michael Brady
    • 1
  1. 1.Wolfson Medical Vision LaboratoryOxford UniversityOxfordUnited Kingdom

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