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Visual Communications and Image Processing '98
Paper Abstract This work addresses the delicate problem of lossy compression of medical images. More specifically, a selective allocation of coding resources is introduced based on the concept of 'diagnostic interest' and an interactive methodology based on a new measure of 'diagnostic quality'. The selective allocation of resources is made possible by a selection a priori of regions of specific interest for diagnostic purpose. The idea is to change the precision of representation in adoi:10.1117/12.298319 fatcat:mfrula6anncm3eqw2yeu57jpd4