Filtering Approaches in Medical Image Processing: A Tutorial


  • Muhammad Fateh Khan Sial Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Lahore, Defense Road, Lahore, Pakistan, 54700


image acquisition, image analysis, statistical based filters, noise, optimal filters, adaptive filters.


This paper presents popular filtering approaches adopted in medical image processing. It is aimed to serve as a beginner’s guide in Medical Image processing to undergraduate and graduate students of Electrical engineering and Computer science. A general overview of various steps involved in medical image acquisition and analysis is presented. Various statistical distributions representing practical noise problems in images are indicated and corresponding filtering techniques like statistics based filters, frequency domain filters, optimal and adaptive filters have been briefly discussed.


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How to Cite

Khan Sial, M. F. (2018). Filtering Approaches in Medical Image Processing: A Tutorial. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 31(1), 26–33. Retrieved from