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Identification of presence of brain

tumors in MRI images using contrast


enhancement technique

Introduction
MRI noninvasive medical imaging
technique
Helps to visualize detailed internal structure
of the body
Tumor region is characterized by necrotic
region, active region, and edema
These regions are distinguished by contrast
and texture
Hence, contrast and texture can be made a
basis for tumor classification

Literature survey
Ser
ial
no

Title

Author

Survey of MRI based


brain tumor
segmentation
methods

Lui, Li, Wang, Wu, Liu, Studied the effect of


Pan, IEEE 2015
different segmentation
methods on
computation time

Automatic detection
Banik, Hasan, IEEE
extraction and
2015
mapping of brain
tumor from MRI using
homomorphic
cascaded fitering

Separation of tumor
from white matter, grey
matter, and background
using modified
homomorphic filter in
cascade

Brain tumor in MRI


and statistical
validation

Use of texture analysis


and multi-resolution
analysis for tumor
classification

Zheng, Iftikharuddin,
IEEE Biometrics 2004

Summary

Objectives
MRI image enhancement using
histogram equalization
Image segmentation using clustering
algorithm
Feature extraction using texture
features
Dimension reduction using principal
component analysis
Classification using support vector
machine

Proposed methodology

Expected outcomes

Contrast enhancement module


Image segmentation module
Feature extraction module
Dimension reduction module
SVM based classifier
Comparative results with previous
study

Work plan
Literature review
July-Aug
Study and implementation of image enhancement algorithm
Aug-Sep
Study and implementation of clustering algorithm
SepOct
Study and implementation of texture feature algorithm OctNov
Study and implementation of dimension reduction algorithm
Nov-Dec
Study and implementation of classification algorithm
Jan-Feb
Training and testing of classifier
Feb-Mar
Result analysis
Mar-Apr
Thesis writing
Apr-May

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