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Quality assessment methods for wavelet-compressed digital angiogram images
Author(s): Joonmi Oh; Sandra Isobel Woolley; Theodoros N. Arvanitis; John N. Townend
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Paper Abstract

This paper investigates the effects of lossless and lossy wavelet image compression methods on digital angiogram images. The requirements of suitable quality assessment methods for decompressed images are considered and the need for diagnostically relevant quality metrics in discussed. The results of experimental quality investigations, including expert cardiologists identifications of diagnostically acceptable quality boundaries, are presented and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 May 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3658, Medical Imaging 1999: Image Display, (26 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.349455
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Joonmi Oh, Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Sandra Isobel Woolley, Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Theodoros N. Arvanitis, Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
John N. Townend, Queen Elizabeth Hospital/Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3658:
Medical Imaging 1999: Image Display
Seong Ki Mun; Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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