18 July 1999 JPEG/wavelet ultrasound compression study
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The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effects of lossy compression on grayscale US images to determine how much compression can be applied, and still have the images be 'acceptable for diagnostic purposes'. The study considered how the acquisition technique influences how much compression can be applied. For DICOM digital images, the study considered the how text affects the compressibility of the image. The lossy compression technique that were considered include JPEG, Set Partitioning in Hierarchical Trees Wavelet, and a Modified version of SPIHT Wavelet.
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Kenneth R. Persons, Patrice M. Palisson, Armando Manduca, William J. Charboneau, E. Meredith James, Nick T. Charboneau, Nicholas J. Hangiandreou, Bradley J. Erickson, "JPEG/wavelet ultrasound compression study", Proc. SPIE 3662, Medical Imaging 1999: PACS Design and Evaluation: Engineering and Clinical Issues, (18 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.352750; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.352750
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