Content-based image retrieval from large medical databases

A. Kak, C. Pavlopoulou
Proceedings. First International Symposium on 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission  
The main goal of content based image retrieval is to efficiently retrieve images that are visually similar to a query image. In this paper we will focus on content based image retrieval from large medical databases, outline the problems specific in this area and describe the recent advances in the field. We will also present some of the more significant results obtained with ASSERT (Automatic Search and Selection Engine with Retrieval Tools), the content based image retrieval system developed
more » ... system developed in our laboratory. Figure 1: HRCT lung image with a pathology bearing regzon delineated by an expert physician (white contour pointed to by dark arrows).
doi:10.1109/tdpvt.2002.1024053 dblp:conf/3dpvt/KakP02 fatcat:mymutz5hzrfm5m6sh75koxg4ri