As a new non-invasive and high-resolution scanning method, optical coherence tomography (OCT) has been widely used in clinical practice, but OCT images have serious speckle noise, which greatly affects the diagnosis of diseases. Two original dictionary noise reduction algorithms have been improved for multiplicative speckle noise in OCT. The algorithm first performs logarithmic transformation on OCT images, uses orthogonal matching pursuit algorithm for sparse coding, and K singular value decomposition learning algorithm to update adaptive dictionary. Finally, it returns to the space domain through weighted average and exponential transformation. The experimental results show that the improved two dictionary algorithms can effectively reduce the speckle noise in OCT images and obtain good visual effects. The noise reduction effect is evaluated by four factors: mean squared error (MSE), peak signal-to-noise ratio (PSNR), structural similarity (SSIM) and edge-preserving index (EPI). Compared with the two original dictionary noise reduction algorithms and the traditional filtering algorithms, the noise reduction effect of the two improved dictionary algorithms is better than that of other algorithms, and the improved adaptive dictionary algorithm performs better.
OCT image speckle sparse noise reduction based on dictionary algorithm
First published at:Jun 01, 2019
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the National Science Foundation for Young Scientists of China (61308115), Shanghai Natural Science Foundation (13ZR1457900), and Industrial Technology and Medical Research Funds of Shanghai (15DZ1940400)
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