Nader Mohsenian

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Presents a new interframe coding method for medical images, in particular magnetic resonance (MR) images. Until now, attempts in using interframe redundancies for coding MR images have been unsuccessful. The authors believe that the main reason for this is twofold: unsuitable interframe estimation models and the thermal noise inherent in magnetic resonance(More)
Single-pass constant-and variable-bit-rate MPEG-2 video compression Most real-time MPEG-2 encoders are designed to perform in a constant-bit-rate (CBR) mode, in which buffer constraints are imposed to circumvent large deviations from a desired rate at any instant in time. Although such streams are generally good-quality sequences, certain types of(More)
A new coding scheme based on the scalar-vector quantizer (SVQ) is developed for compression of medical images. The SVQ is a fixed rate encoder and its rate-distortion performance is close to that of optimal entropy-constrained scalar quantizers (ECSQs) for memoryless sources. The use of a fixed-rate quantizer is expected to eliminate some of the complexity(More)
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