Filtering Approaches in Medical Image Processing: A Tutorial

Muhammad Fateh Khan Sial

Abstract


This paper presents popular filtering approaches adopted in medical image processing. It is aimed to serve as a beginner’s guide in Medical Image processing to undergraduate and graduate students of Electrical engineering and Computer science. A general overview of various steps involved in medical image acquisition and analysis is presented. Various statistical distributions representing practical noise problems in images are indicated and corresponding filtering techniques like statistics based filters, frequency domain filters, optimal and adaptive filters have been briefly discussed.


Keywords


image acquisition; image analysis; statistical based filters; noise; optimal filters; adaptive filters.

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