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Region-adaptive JPEG encoding scheme for medical images
Author(s): HyoJoon Kim; Jun Seok Song; Seung Jo Kim; JongHyo Kim; ChoongWoong Lee
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a region adaptive encoding scheme with JPEG decoder compatibility. This scheme adequately changes the Lagrange multiplier in R-D cost function for each block according to the segmentation information so that the important region for diagnosis can be coded with less distortion. The results show that the proposed scheme not only outperforms original JPEG but also outperforms R-D optimal thresholding JPEG in important regions with respect to image fidelity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 June 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3335, Medical Imaging 1998: Image Display, (26 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312537
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HyoJoon Kim, Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)
Jun Seok Song, Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)
Seung Jo Kim, Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)
JongHyo Kim, School of Medicine/Seoul National Univ. (United States)
ChoongWoong Lee, Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3335:
Medical Imaging 1998: Image Display
Yongmin Kim; Seong Ki Mun, Editor(s)

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