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Automated Analysis Of Cancerous Histological Samples., Thomas Allen Tennill May 2016

Automated Analysis Of Cancerous Histological Samples., Thomas Allen Tennill

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The use of immunohistochemistry has become commonplace in the field of cancer diagnosis. A major limitation to the ability to use this tool effectively is the time consuming tasks required for the analysis of data due to the fact that it is largely done by hand. Additionally, because of this, there is an inherent level of subjectivity in the results obtained from this process that may depend on who it is conducting the analysis. Therefore, there exists a need for a method that is able to quantify results from immunohistochemical techniques in a way that it is both time-effective and ...