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Data Compression Techniques For CT Image Archival
Author(s): John F. Quinn; Michael L. Rhodes; Bruce Rosner
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Paper Abstract

Large digital files are inherent to CT image data. CT installations that routinely archive patient data are penalized computer time, technologist time, tape purchase, and file space. This paper introduces compression techniques that reduce the amount of tape needed to store image data and the amount of computer time to do so. The benefits delivered by this technique have also been applied to online disk systems. Typical reductions of 40% to 50% of original file space is reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 May 1983
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0418, Picture Archiving and Communication Systems, (16 May 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935983
Show Author Affiliations
John F. Quinn, Multi-Planar Diagnostic Imaging, Inc. (United States)
Michael L. Rhodes, Multi-Planar Diagnostic Imaging, Inc. (United States)
Bruce Rosner, SRS Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0418:
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems
Samuel J. Dwyer, Editor(s)

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