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TitleProgress in Medical Imaging [electronic resource] / edited by Vernon L. Newhouse
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1988
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Progress in Medical Imaging contains a collection of interdisciplinary reviews of subtopics in medical imaging written by internationally known experts. Topics contained in the book include automatic recognition of cells and tissue types in light microscopy, computerized manipulation and assembly of two-dimensional scans of an organ into images of the three-dimensional organ which can be rotated in space, techniques for reducing the image degradation produced by scattering radiation in chest radiography, recent advances in instrumentation, and principles of positron-emission tomography. The final chapters of this book describe the advantages of pseudo-random codes as transmitted signals for ultrasonic flow measurement, imaging, and medium characterization. The primary audience for Progress in Medical Imaging includes engineers, physicists, and students engaged in research, development, or applications of medical imaging


1 Automated Image Processing for Cells and Tissue -- Methodology -- Results -- Conclusions -- 2 Manipulation of 3D Imagery -- Discrete 3D Scenes and Their Representations -- Display -- Manipulation -- Discussion -- 3 Scattered Radiation in Chest Radiography -- Scatter Levels in Chest Radiography and Their Effects -- Methods for Removing Scattered Radiation -- Scanning Slits, Slots, and Apertures -- Comparison of Scatter-Rejection Methods -- 4 Positron-Emission Tomography -- Design Considerations -- High-Resolution Systems -- Time-of-Flight-Systems -- Discussion -- 5 Introduction to Ultrasonic Pseudo-Random Code Systems -- Objectives and Scope -- Noise Correlation A-Scan Imaging -- Noise Correlation Doppler -- Advantages of Pseudo-Random Codes -- Characterization of Systems and Time-Changing Media -- Simultaneous Multimode Operation -- 6 Pseudo-Random Correlation Imaging and System Characterization -- Correlation Function in Imaging -- Noise Correlation Systems -- Pseudo-Random Code Correlation System -- Golay Code Correlation System -- System Characterization -- 7 Pseudo-Random Correlation Flow Measurement -- The Ambiguity Function and Its Relation to the Doppler Measurement -- Applications to Various Velocimeters -- 8 Pseudo-Random Characterization of Time-Varying Media -- Modeling the Medium -- Measurement of the Medium Parameters -- Choice of Transmitted Signal -- Experimental Results -- Comparison Between Sampling and Interambiguity Techniques -- 9 Pseudo-Random Multimode Operation -- Basic System -- Potential Applications -- Experimental Results -- Comparison with Conventional Systems -- Choice of Optimum Transmitted Signal

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