In this paper the problem of enhancement of low-dose CT scans was considered. In particular, popular pre-processing algorithms (such as anisotropic diffusion filter, non-local means filter, mean-shift filter) were tested and analyzed. The assessment of image quality improvement was performed based on the artificially generated artifacts, similar to those appearing in low-dose CT scans . Their effectiveness was investigated using the image quality measures, such as the mean square error and the structural similarity index.


computer tomography (CT); low-dose; x-ray; hydrocephalus; segmentation

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Published : 2013-12-27

Węgliński, T., & Fabijańska, A. (2013). ENHANCEMENT OF LOW-DOSE CT SCANS. Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 3(4), 7-9. https://doi.org/10.35784/iapgos.1469

Tomasz Węgliński  tweglinski@kis.p.lodz.pl
Lodz University of Technology, Institute of Applied Computer Science  Poland
Anna Fabijańska 
Lodz University of Technology, Institute of Applied Computer Science  Poland