Interactive wavelet-based image compression with arbitrary region preservation

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Abstract

We have developed a software module which performs 2-D and 3-D image compression based on wavelet transforms. The compression is not lossless, but the software allows the user to interactively determine the degree of compression (by viewing the results) and to interactively define specific regions of the image - of any size and shape - that are to be preserved with full fidelity while the rest of the image is compressed (again, viewing the results). These capabilities may be of interest in applications such as teleradiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
PublisherPubl by Int Soc for Optical Engineering
Pages410-421
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)081941008X
StatePublished - Dec 1 1992
EventVisualization in Biomedical Computing '92 - Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Duration: Oct 13 1992Oct 16 1992

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume1808
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Other

OtherVisualization in Biomedical Computing '92
CityChapel Hill, NC, USA
Period10/13/9210/16/92

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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