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Data Format

As standard format for regular images the following data formats for memory-efficient storage have been established:

Beside the raw image data those formats store none to little meta data

For medical data patient information needs to be documented:

Also: Lossy compression is considered harmful due to potential misinterpretation.

To account for the medical requirements, there is a standardized format for medical imagery: DICOM.



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