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Lossless Compression of Volumetric Medical Data

  • Samy Ait-Aoudia
  • Fatma-Zohra Benhamida
  • Mohamed-Azzeddine Yousfi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4263)

Abstract

Medical imaging applications produce large sets of similar images. Thus a compression technique is useful to reduce space storage. Lossless compression methods are necessary in such critical applications. Volumetric medical data presents strong similarity between successive frames. In this paper we investigate predictive techniques for lossless compression of video sequences applied to volumetric data. We also make a comparative study with other existing compression techniques dedicated to volumetric data.

Keywords

Volumetric Data Successive Frame Lossless Compression Arithmetic Code Residual Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samy Ait-Aoudia
    • 1
  • Fatma-Zohra Benhamida
    • 1
  • Mohamed-Azzeddine Yousfi
    • 1
  1. 1.INI – Institut National d’InformatiqueOued-Smar, AlgiersAlgeria

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