Inspec keywords: mammography; image classification; channel bank filters; medical image processing; object detection; Bayes methods; cancer; image texture

Other keywords: naive Bayes classifier; supervised patch-wise texton-based approach; filter bank responses; Digital Database-for-Screening Mammography database; texture-based mass classification; texton dictionary generation; early breast cancer diagnosis; automatic mammographic mass classification; receiver operating characteristic curve; mammograms; mass abnormalities classification; filter response patches

Subjects: Filtering methods in signal processing; Patient diagnostic methods and instrumentation; X-rays and particle beams (medical uses); Other topics in statistics; X-ray techniques: radiography and computed tomography (biomedical imaging/measurement); Biology and medical computing; Patient care and treatment; Computer vision and image processing techniques; Other topics in statistics; Image recognition; Probability theory, stochastic processes, and statistics