High Resolution Digital Tissue Image Processing using Texture Image Databases

  • Gábor KissEmail author
  • Orsolya Eszter Cseri
  • Ádám Altsach
  • István Imre Bándi
  • Levente Kovács
  • Miklos Kozlovszky
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 450)


Texture based image databases integrated with effective searching algorithms are useful solutions for many scientific and industrial purposes. Medical image processing of high resolution tissue images is one of the areas, where the cell/tissue classification can rely on such solutions. In this paper we are describing the design, development and usage of a specialized medical texture image database. Our primary aim with this texture database is to provide Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine (DICOM) compatible texture image dataset for cell, gland and epithelium classification in histology. Our solution includes a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) subsystem, which is mainly provide a communication interface (texture image searching and retrieval) and enables image processing algorithms to work more effectively on high resolution tissue slide images. In this paper we describe how our Local Binary Pattern (LBP) based algorithm benefits texture database usage when solving image processing problems in histology and histopathology.


PACS DICOM LBP Texture based image database Medical image processing Digital microscopy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gábor Kiss
    • 1
    Email author
  • Orsolya Eszter Cseri
    • 1
  • Ádám Altsach
    • 1
  • István Imre Bándi
    • 1
  • Levente Kovács
    • 1
  • Miklos Kozlovszky
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Óbuda University/Biotech Knowledge CenterBudapestHungary
  2. 2.MTA SZTAKI/Laboratory of Parallel and Distributed ComputingBudapestHungary

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