Medical Image Compression Based on Vector Quantization with Variable Block Sizes in Wavelet Domain

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Huiyan Jiang; Zhiyuan Ma; Yang Hu; Benqiang Yang; Libo Zhang;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, volume 2,012 (issn: 1687-5265, eissn: 1687-5273)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2012/541890, pmc: PMC3459264
  • Subject: R858-859.7 | Computer applications to medicine. Medical informatics | Research Article | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Article Subject

An optimized medical image compression algorithm based on wavelet transform and improved vector quantization is introduced. The goal of the proposed method is to maintain the diagnostic-related information of the medical image at a high compression ratio. Wavelet transf... View more
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