Transactions on Case-Based Reasoning

Volume 2 - Number 1 - October 2009 - Pages 29-40

Diagnosis of Lymphatic Tumors by Case-Based Reasoning on Microscopic Images

S. Colantonio1, P. Perner2, and O. Salvetti1

1Institute of Information Science and Technologies, Italian National Research Council, Pisa, Italy
2Institute of Computer Vision and Applied Computer Sciences - IBaI


In this paper, a novel method for diagnosing lymphatic tissue tumors is presented. Microscopic specimen images are analyzed for extracting and characterizing malignant cells. A case-based reasoning approach is followed for classifying morphologic and densitometric cell features so as to provide a final diagnosis.

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