3. Estimation of Posterior Probabilities with Neural Networks: Application to Microcalcification Detection in Breast Cancer Diagnosis

  1. Metin Akay Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. professor chairman author coauthor editor chair guest editor fellow senior member member
  1. Juan Ignacio Arribas,
  2. Jesús Cid-Sueiro and
  3. Carlos Alberola-López

Published Online: 10 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470068298.ch3

Handbook of Neural Engineering

Handbook of Neural Engineering

How to Cite

Arribas, J. I., Cid-Sueiro, J. and Alberola-López, C. (2006) Estimation of Posterior Probabilities with Neural Networks: Application to Microcalcification Detection in Breast Cancer Diagnosis, in Handbook of Neural Engineering (ed M. Akay), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470068298.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Teoría de la Señal y Communicaciones e Ingeniería Telemática, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470056691

Online ISBN: 9780470068298

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Keywords:

  • neural networks and estimation of a posteriori probabilities;
  • microcalcification (MCC) detection in mammograms;
  • posterior probability estimation and GSP networks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Neural Networks and Estimation of a Posteriori Probabilities in Medical Applications

  • Posterior Probability Estimation Based on GSP Networks

  • Microcalcification Detection System

  • Results

  • Future Trends

  • Acknowledgments

  • References