Chapter 5

Analysis of Transform-Based Compression Techniques for MRI and CT Images

Eben Sophia Paul1 and J. Anitha2,    1Department of ECE, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, India,    2Department of Electronics and Communication, Karunya University, Coimbatore, India


With the aim of identifying a suitable image transformation technique for medical images of different sizes and different modalities, different transform-based compression methods have been experimented and compared. A novel preprocessing technique for capturing the symmetry in a continuous set of medical images has also been used. A set of 240 test images including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) of different sizes was selected. The lossy compression ...

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