Medical Imaging and Its Objective Quality Assessment: An Introduction

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics book series (LNCVB, volume 26)


With the rise in research on applications of medical image processing, the evaluation of parameters and techniques required for measurement of medical image quality is the need of the hour. The effective, yet automatic methods for measurement of quality of a medical image are of particular interest. This chapter is an overview of different medical imaging technologies, and the related image quality assessment (IQA) algorithms. The main focus is on objective assessment (OA), rather than subjective assessment (SA). Three types of OA-based IQA algorithms are presented in detail: full reference-based IQA (FR-IQA) algorithms; no reference-based IQA (NR-IQA) algorithms and reduced reference-based IQA (RR-IQA) algorithms.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Technology and EngineeringC. U. Shah UniversityWadhwan CityIndia
  2. 2.Department of ECEK. S. Institute of TechnologyBangaloreIndia
  3. 3.Department of Information TechnologyTechno India College of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  4. 4.Department of Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringTanta UniversityTantaEgypt

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