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Wavelet packets applied to mammograms
Author(s): Walter B. Richardson
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Paper Abstract

A multiresolution analysis based on wavelets is particularly effective for signals with marked discontinuities, such as microcalcifications produce in mammograms. The projection methods that generate the resumes and details can yield an entire family of orthonormal bases, or wavelet packets, which can be superior to wavelets for certain classes of signals. Results of applying wavelet packets to snippets from several mammograms are presented as a method of data compression, allowing reduction of the digitized data before applying pattern recognition techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1905, Biomedical Image Processing and Biomedical Visualization, (29 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148664
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Walter B. Richardson, Univ. of Texas/San Antonio (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1905:
Biomedical Image Processing and Biomedical Visualization
Raj S. Acharya; Dmitry B. Goldgof, Editor(s)

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