Region of Interest Coding in Medical Images

Region of Interest Coding in Medical Images

Sharath T. Chandrashekar (Sarayu Softech Pvt Ltd., India) and Gomata L. Varanasi (Samskruti, India)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 11
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-982-3.ch039
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To provide efficient compression of medical images, identifying and extracting the region of interest from the entire image and coding the specific region to accuracy is important. This chapter introduces the basics of region of interest coding, an overview of the coding methods available and their main features for the benefit of learners and researchers. The special focus is on JPEG-2000-based algorithms.

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