Portland State University. Department of Electrical Engineering
Marek A. Perkowski
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering
1 online resource (126 p.)
Ovulation -- Detection -- Data processing, Cervix mucus
A microcomputer system called ovulocomputer is proposed. The system is used to predict and detect ovulation of women. It will use image processing and analysis, pattern recognition theory, spectrophotometry, ionometry and conductometry to measure various physical and chemical properties of cervical mucus that are related to blood hormone levels.
The functions and characteristics of cervical mucus are introduced in this thesis. Among them, the identification of cervical mucus images, named the ferning test, and related features, are well described.
A new idea, called ferning test automation, which has been neither proposed nor developed before, is presented and explained in detail in this thesis.
Wang, Shiliang, "Application of Hough transformation to detect ovulatory patterns in cervical mucus images" (1989). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3989.