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Development of medical image databases
Author(s): Jesse S. Jin; John B. Hiller; Dagan David Feng
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Paper Abstract

Current use of medical imaging is far from satisfactory in terms of cost/effectiveness. To improve this, it is necessary to use database techniques. Different from a digital archive, a medical image database is capable of information abstraction, inferencing and reasoning. We will review current research and techniques world-wide, especially, the KMeD system developed in UCLA. We then address various issues in the development of medical image databases and present our work in the field. Many issues are also general concerns in medical imaging such as filtering, segmentation, registration, clustering, compression, reconstruction and visualization.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 1999
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 3747, New Approaches in Medical Image Analysis, (8 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.351620
Show Author Affiliations
Jesse S. Jin, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
John B. Hiller, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Dagan David Feng, Univ. of Sydney (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3747:
New Approaches in Medical Image Analysis
Binh Pham; Michael Braun; Anthony John Maeder; Michael P. Eckert, Editor(s)

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