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Information 2017, 8(4), 131; doi:10.3390/info8040131

The Current Role of Image Compression Standards in Medical Imaging

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College of Electronic Information and Optical Engineering, Nankai University, Haihe Education Park, 38 Tongyan Road, Jinnan District, Tianjin 300350, China
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Arizona, 1230 E. Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
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Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Arizona, 1127 E. James E. Rogers Way, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
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Department of Medical Imaging, The University of Arizona, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
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Received: 25 September 2017 / Revised: 13 October 2017 / Accepted: 15 October 2017 / Published: 19 October 2017
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Abstract

With the increasing utilization of medical imaging in clinical practice and the growing dimensions of data volumes generated by various medical imaging modalities, the distribution, storage, and management of digital medical image data sets requires data compression. Over the past few decades, several image compression standards have been proposed by international standardization organizations. This paper discusses the current status of these image compression standards in medical imaging applications together with some of the legal and regulatory issues surrounding the use of compression in medical settings. View Full-Text
Keywords: image compression; medical imaging; standards; JPEG; JPEG-LS; JPEG2000; JPEG-XR; HEVC; DICOM image compression; medical imaging; standards; JPEG; JPEG-LS; JPEG2000; JPEG-XR; HEVC; DICOM
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Liu, F.; Hernandez-Cabronero, M.; Sanchez, V.; Marcellin, M.W.; Bilgin, A. The Current Role of Image Compression Standards in Medical Imaging. Information 2017, 8, 131.

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