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An automatic medical-assistance diagnosis system applicable on X-ray images

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4 Author(s)
Chen, Y.B. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Chung Cheng Univ., Chia-Yi, Taiwan ; Chen, O.T.-C. ; Chang, H.T. ; Chien, J.T.

This paper proposes a medical-assistance diagnosis system that automatically extracts the objects from the medical X-ray images. One of the applications is to diagnose if a patient has bowlegs or not. The entire system consists of three independent functions: merging, segmentation, and measurement. Detecting several initial points fully automatically, the system can be able to provide a fast, accurate, and objective analysis for a doctor's diagnosis

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Circuits and Systems, 2001. MWSCAS 2001. Proceedings of the 44th IEEE 2001 Midwest Symposium on  (Volume:2 )

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2001