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Leukemia detection from blood smears

Faivdullah, Lokman and Azahar, Farid and Htike@Muhammad Yusof, Zaw Zaw and Nyein Naing, Wai Yan (2015) Leukemia detection from blood smears. Journal of Medical and Bioengineering, 4 (6). pp. 488-491. ISSN 2301-3796

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Abstract

Leukemia is a highly fatal hematologic cancer which starts in blood-forming tissue, such as bone marrow and triggers high production of immature and abnormal shaped blood cells. Skilled medical officers are required to diagnose leukemia from blood smears. This poses a problem in remote areas and rural areas where there is a shortage of qualified medical personnel. This paper proposes a computer-aided diagnosis system that can detect and classify leukemia from blood microscopic images. Satisfactory preliminary experimental results demonstrate the efficacy of our system

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6919/43045
Uncontrolled Keywords: leukemia detection; classification; scale-invariant feature transform; pattern recognition
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Zaw Zaw Htike
Date Deposited: 25 May 2015 11:58
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2017 17:36
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43045

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