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A. Banaei, S. Samavi, E. Nasr Esfahani. Lossless Microarray Image Compression by Hardware Array Compactor. IJEEE. 2005; 1 (4) :15-22
URL: http://ijeee.iust.ac.ir/article-1-59-en.html
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Microarray technology is a new and powerful tool for concurrent monitoring of large number of genes expressions. Each microarray experiment produces hundreds of images. Each digital image requires a large storage space. Hence, real-time processing of these images and transmission of them necessitates efficient and custom-made lossless compression schemes. In this paper, we offer a new architecture for lossless compression of microarray images. In this architecture, we have used a dedicated hardware for separation of foreground pixels from the background ones. By separating these pixels and using pipeline architecture, a higher lossless compression ratio has been achieved as compared to other existing methods
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Received: 2008/10/13 | Revised: 2008/10/13 | Accepted: 2008/10/13

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