Seghouane, Abd-Krim; Ong, Ju
Computed tomographic colonography (CTC) is a promising alternative to traditional invasive colonoscopic methods used in the detection and removal of cancerous growths, or polyps in the colon. Existing algorithms for CTC typically use a classifier to discriminate between true and false positives generated by a polyp candidate detection system. However, these classifiers often suffer from a phenomenon termed the curse of dimensionality, whereby there is a marked degradation in the performance of...[Show more]
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