A Reconstruction Based Measure for Assessment of Mammogram Edge-Maps

  • Vikrant Bhateja
  • Swapna Devi
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 199)


Performance evaluation of for mammogram edge-maps is difficult because of the absence of reference image for comparison. This paper presents a novel approach for assessment of edge enhanced mammograms containing microcalcifications. It is a non-reference approach helpful in selection of most appropriate algorithm for edge enhancement of microcalcifications. Experiments results validate the efficiency of the proposed evaluation method in precise assessment of mammograms in accordance to human evaluation.


Edge-maps Interpolation Mammograms Morphological filter Reconstruction estimation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Deptt. of Electronics and Communication EngineeringSRMGPCLucknowIndia
  2. 2.Deptt. of Electronics and Communication EngineeringNITTTRChandigarhIndia

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