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Detection of Breast Tumor from Mammographic Image Using K-Means Clustering Algorithm

Ravi B. Tandel, D. U. Shah, Vandana Shah


Mammography is a process of detection tumor in breast. Mammography is special type of CT (COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY) scan and uses x-ray method. For analysis of mammographic image whether it is cancerous or not, here image segmentation process is use. In segmentation process here K-Means Clustering algorithm is use for find tumor in breast. The clustering process for mammographic image, use to detect which part of breast is cancerous, also detect the size of tumor if it is present in mammographic image. This process helps the physician in their work.


Mammography, K-Means Clustering Algorithm, Matlab.

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