Noise Reduction

Chapter

Abstract

In this chapter, we will describe the theoretical background of noise reduction in medical imaging as well as give some examples of noise reduction methods. To do so, we start with a fundamental description of digital image generation in medical imaging, since we will only focus on digital images and noise reduction by means of digital image processing. In the next part, we will discuss the corresponding processing in general before we describe the approaches typically used mainly based on linear filtering and some new approaches based on nonlinear approaches.

Keywords

Noise Reduction Wavelet Coefficient Finite Impulse Response Tight Frame Finite Impulse Response Filter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Unit Medical Radiation Physics and DiagnosticsHelmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental HealthNeuherbergGermany

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