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3D medical image coding method using a separable 3D wavelet transform
Author(s): Atilla M. Baskurt; Hugues Benoit-Cattin; Christophe Odet
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Paper Abstract

An original 3D subband coding scheme based on a separable 3D wavelet transform is proposed. The 3D images (volumes) are produced with a new true 3D x ray scanner called `Morphometer.' The Morphometer can generate 2563 discrete volumes with isotropic voxels of 356 microns. A separable 3D wavelet decomposes the original volume. A distortion minimization algorithm selects the best number of decompositions and chooses for each subvolume the most appropriate quantization approach.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2431, Medical Imaging 1995: Image Display, (27 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.207611
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Atilla M. Baskurt, INSA (France)
Hugues Benoit-Cattin, INSA (France)
Christophe Odet, INSA (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2431:
Medical Imaging 1995: Image Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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