High-performance 3D median filter architecture for medical image despeckling

M. Jiang, Daniel Crookes

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Abstract

A high-sample rate 3D median filtering processor architecture is proposed, based on a novel 3D median filtering algorithm, that can reduce the computing complexity in comparison with the traditional bubble sorting algorithm. A 3 x 3 x 3 filter processor is implemented in VHDL, and the simulation verifies that the processor can process a 128 x 128 x 96 MRI image in 0.03 seconds while running at 50 MHz.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1379-1381
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume42
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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