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Wavelet-based tool for medical image compression
Author(s): Armando Manduca
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Paper Abstract

A software module has been created in the biomedical image analysis and display package ANALYZE' which enables experimentation with 2-D and 3-D image compression based on wavelet transforms. In particular, this module allows the user to interactively determine the desired amount of compression (by viewing the results) and to interactively define specific subregions of the image that are to be preserved with full fidelity during the compression (again, viewing the results). Examples of the tool's operation and results on a variety of medical images will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1653, Medical Imaging VI: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display, (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59530
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Armando Manduca, Mayo Clinic and Foundation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1653:
Medical Imaging VI: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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