Glenn S. Maitz

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We have developed a Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) compatible image compression scheme tailored to the compression of digitized mammographic images. This includes a preprocessing step that segments the tissue area from the background, replaces the background pixels with a constant value, and applies a noise-removal filter to the tissue area. The(More)
The authors compared two methodological approaches, Jackknife ROC and JAFROC, in analyzing data ascertained during FROC (free-response receiver operating characteristics) type studies. Observer rating data obtained from two observer performance studies were analyzed. During the first study, seven radiologists interpreted 120 mammography examinations(More)
OBJECTIVE This paper describes a high-quality, multisite telemammography system to enable "almost real-time" remote patient management while the patient remains in the clinic. One goal is to reduce the number of women who would physically need to return to the clinic for additional imaging procedures (termed "recall") to supplement "routine" imaging of(More)
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