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Speckle Reduction with Attenuation Compensation for Skin OCT Images Enhancement

Avanaki, Mohammad R. N., Hojjatoleslami, Ali (2009) Speckle Reduction with Attenuation Compensation for Skin OCT Images Enhancement. In: MIUA, 14th-15th July 2009, Kingston University, London. (Unpublished) (KAR id:27737)

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Abstract

The enhancement of skin image in optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging can help

propose an image enhancement technique including speckle reduction, attenuation compensation and cleaning to

noise while preserving the contrast. A novel border detection technique is designed to outline the main skin layers,

coefficient of epidermis and dermis layers and compensate the brightness of the structures at deeper levels. The

been evaluated visually and numerically using the commonly used no-reference quality metrics. The results shows

Keywords: Optical coherence tomography (OCT), Skin, Image enhancement, Speckle reduction, Attenuation

compensation.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 9 Formal systems, logics
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA801 Analytic mechanics
R Medicine > RL Dermatology
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science > Applied Mathematics
Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Image and Information Engineering
Faculties > Sciences > School of Biosciences > Biomedical Research Group
Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences > Applied Optics Group
Depositing User: S.A. Hojjatoleslami
Date Deposited: 19 May 2011 10:07 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 08:32 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/27737 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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