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Computer vision for microscopy diagnosis of malaria

Tek, F. Boray and Dempster, Andrew G. and Kale, Izzet (2009) Computer vision for microscopy diagnosis of malaria. Malaria Journal, 8 . p. 153. ISSN 1475-2875

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-8-153


This paper reviews computer vision and image analysis studies aiming at automated diagnosis or screening of malaria infection in microscope images of thin blood film smears. Existing works interpret the diagnosis problem differently or propose partial solutions to the problem. A critique of these works is furnished. In addition, a general pattern recognition framework to perform diagnosis, which includes image acquisition, pre-processing, segmentation, and pattern classification components, is described. The open problems are addressed and a perspective of the future work for realization of automated microscopy diagnosis of malaria is provided.

Item Type:Article
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:6948
Deposited On:14 Aug 2009 09:28
Last Modified:15 Oct 2009 12:47

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