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Robust model-based coding technique for ultrasound video
Author(s): Alen Docef; Mark J. T. Smith
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Paper Abstract

This paper introduces a new approach to coding ultrasound video, the intended application being very low bit rate coding for transmission over low cost phone lines. The method exploits both the characteristic noise and the quasi-periodic nature of the signal. Data compression ratios between 250:1 and 1000:1 are shown to be possible, which is sufficient for transmission over ISDN and conventional phone lines. Preliminary results show this approach to be promising for remote ultrasound examinations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2431, Medical Imaging 1995: Image Display, (27 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.207615
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Alen Docef, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Mark J. T. Smith, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)


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

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