Steven McAvoy

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M.Sc. Computer Science, UBC
B.Sc. (Hon.) Computer Science, UBC

2010 – 2013

Steve McAvoy is a computer science graduate student at the University of British Columbia. Funded by the BC Cancer Agency’s Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern Interior, Steve’s graduate research focuses on automated methods of determining breast tissue density from digital mammogram images.

Steve has assisted the BC Cancer Agency in creating web-based survey software which is currently in use by the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Project, a tool for analyzing breast cancer risk, as well as numerous software utilities for DICOM medical image files.

view Steven’s Masters thesis