Lookup NU author(s): Dr Mark Bennett
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Tissue analysis is essential for dealing with a number of problems in cancer research. This research tries to address the problem of identifying normal, dysplastic and cancerous colonic mucosa by means of Texture analysis techniques. A genetic algorithm is used to interpret the results of those operations. Image-processing operations and genetic algorithms are both tasks requiring vast processing power. PVM (Parallel Virtual Machine), a message-passing library for distributed programming has been selected for implementing a parallel classification system. To further enhance PVM functionality a C++ object-oriented "PVM wrapper" was constructed.
Author(s): Amin SA, Filippas J, Naguib RNG, Bennett MK
Editor(s): Dongarra, J., Laforenza, D., Orlando, S.
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: Recent Advances in Parallel Virtual Machine and Message Passing Interface: 10th European Parallel Virtual Machine and Message Passing Interface Users Group Meeting (PVM/MPI)
Year of Conference: 2003
ISSN: 0302-9743 (print) 1611-3349 (online)
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Series Title: Lecture Notes in Computer Science