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Presentation 2009-01-20 14:30
[Poster Presentation] A Rule-Based Method for Detection of Ribcage Boundary in Chest Radiographs
Ryoichi Nagata, Tsuyoshi Kawaguchi, Hidetoshi Miyake (Oita Univ.)
Abstract (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) The ribcage boundary of chest images provides useful information on the location, shapes, and size of lung fields that are required by computed-aided diagnosis schemes for lung nodule detection. But, the previously reported methods for detection of ribcage boundary often fail to detect the top lung part of the ribcage boundary. In this paper we propose a novel method for detection of ribcage boundary in chest images. In experiments using 247 images of JSRT database which is a public database, the proposed method could detect the complete ribcage boundary including the top lung part in good accuracy for 241 images and in fair accuracy for 4 images. The time needed by the proposed method to detect the entire ribcage boundary for each im-age of 512x512 matrix size was about 0.25 seconds on the average by a personal computer with 1.4GHz CPU.
Keyword (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) Computer-aided diagnosis / Chest radiographs / Lung nodule detection / Ribcage boundary / / / /  
Reference Info. IEICE Tech. Rep., vol. 108, no. 385, MI2008-147, pp. 401-406, Jan. 2009.
Paper # MI2008-147 
Date of Issue 2009-01-12 (MI) 
ISSN Print edition: ISSN 0913-5685  Online edition: ISSN 2432-6380

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Committee MI  
Conference Date 2009-01-19 - 2009-01-21 
Place (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Place (in English) National Taiwan University 
Topics (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
Topics (in English) Medical Imaging 
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Registration To MI 
Conference Code 2009-01-MI 
Language English 
Title (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
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Title (in English) A Rule-Based Method for Detection of Ribcage Boundary in Chest Radiographs 
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Keyword(1) Computer-aided diagnosis  
Keyword(2) Chest radiographs  
Keyword(3) Lung nodule detection  
Keyword(4) Ribcage boundary  
1st Author's Name Ryoichi Nagata  
1st Author's Affiliation Oita University (Oita Univ.)
2nd Author's Name Tsuyoshi Kawaguchi  
2nd Author's Affiliation Oita University (Oita Univ.)
3rd Author's Name Hidetoshi Miyake  
3rd Author's Affiliation Oita University (Oita Univ.)
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Date Time 2009-01-20 14:30:00 
Presentation Time 210 
Registration for MI 
Paper # IEICE-MI2008-147 
Volume (vol) IEICE-108 
Number (no) no.385 
Page pp.401-406 
#Pages IEICE-6 
Date of Issue IEICE-MI-2009-01-12 

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