Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Adaptive coding method of x-ray mammograms
Author(s): Atilla M. Baskurt; Isabelle E. Magnin; Alain Bremond; Pierre Yves Charvet
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

The aim of that work is to perform a data compression on X-Ray images of the breast in order to store them within an image data base. A block adaptive Discrete Cosine Transform method is proposed. A homogeneous distribution of the degradation in the decoded image is obtained using a thresholding approach depending on the permitted coding error for each processed block. The proposed method is tested on a representative set of mammograms, containing the various breast pathologies. The decoded images are then visually analyzed by two experts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1444, Medical Imaging V: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display, (1 May 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45175
Show Author Affiliations
Atilla M. Baskurt, Ultrasound and Signal Processing Lab./INSA (France)
Isabelle E. Magnin, Ultrasound and Signal Processing Lab./INSA (France)
Alain Bremond, Hospital Edouard-Herriot (France)
Pierre Yves Charvet, Hospital Edouard-Herriot (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1444:
Medical Imaging V: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top