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PACS implementation strategies: optimal long-term on-line storage and high availability of image data
Author(s): Lu J. Huang; Richard Kiss; B. Kannan; Daniel J. Valentino
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Paper Abstract

Large volumes of high resolution radiological images acquired by a picture archiving and communication system require large archival storage and high network bandwidth. We use compression to increase storage capability and improve network throughput. Decompressing image data at the image display workstation, however, may drastically interfere with the interactive operation on the station. We have developed a method which optimizes the centralized long-term image data storage with image data compression, improves local availability of image data on display workstations, and minimizes the delay at the receiving image display workstation for an interactive session.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1994
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2164, Medical Imaging 1994: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174036
Show Author Affiliations
Lu J. Huang, UCLA School of Medicine (United States)
Richard Kiss, UCLA School of Medicine (United States)
B. Kannan, UCLA School of Medicine (United States)
Daniel J. Valentino, UCLA School of Medicine (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2164:
Medical Imaging 1994: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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