Segmentation of blue-white structures in pigmented skin lesion

Hisao Motoyama, Toshiyuki Tanaka, Masaru Tanaka, Hiroshi Oka

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In case a doctor diagnoses malignant melanoma, he observes the structure of malignant melanoma. Although the area size of blue-white structures is reported to be associated with the degree of malignancy, the index showing blue-white structures is subjective and not quantitative. Therefore, this research aims at performing segmentation of blue-white structures domain, expressing the area size objective and quantitatively, and confirming that relation.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Dec 1
EventSICE Annual Conference 2005 - Okayama, Japan
Duration: 2005 Aug 82005 Aug 10


OtherSICE Annual Conference 2005


  • BWS
  • Dermoscopy
  • Melanoma
  • Segmentation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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