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Effect of scanning of medical images on the performance of lifting
Author(s): Rahman Tashakkori; John M. Tyler; Xiaojun Qi; Chad W. Sallee
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Paper Abstract

A wavelet-lifting scheme that maps integers to integers, performs all calculations in-place, and is computationally efficient is used in this paper. It processes 2-D medical images row by row producing an equivalent 1-D signal. The interdependency of pixels in 2-D medical images is known to vary in different regions. Thus, some lifting schemes decorrelate the resultant signal more efficiently than others do. The effect of different scanning approaches on the performance of several lifting schemes is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4738, Wavelet and Independent Component Analysis Applications IX, (8 March 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.458752
Show Author Affiliations
Rahman Tashakkori, Appalachian State Univ. (United States)
John M. Tyler, Louisiana State Univ. (United States)
Xiaojun Qi, Univ. of Mississippi/Oxford (United States)
Chad W. Sallee, Appalachian State Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4738:
Wavelet and Independent Component Analysis Applications IX
Harold H. Szu; James R. Buss, Editor(s)

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