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UW PACS prototype performance measurements, computer model, and simulation
Author(s): R. K. Panwar; C. S. Wang; Larry A. DeSoto; Hyun Wook Park; Yongmin Kim
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Paper Abstract

A PACS prototype has been installed and evaluated at the University of Washington. This paper presents the work done in the performance evaluation of the PACS prototype. The work involved network and workstation performance measurements and development of a simulation model based on the performance measurements. The simulation model was then used to do a parametric study of the PACS prototype to pinpoint the bottlenecks and suggest corrective measures. Results show that there are some local bottlenecks in the PACS prototype and an overall global bottleneck in the Data Management System (DM5) which forms the hub of the PACS prototype.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1234, Medical Imaging IV: PACS Systems Design and Evaluation, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19017
Show Author Affiliations
R. K. Panwar, Univ. of Washington (United States)
C. S. Wang, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Larry A. DeSoto, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Hyun Wook Park, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Yongmin Kim, Univ. of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1234:
Medical Imaging IV: PACS Systems Design and Evaluation
Samuel J. Dwyer; R. Gilbert Jost, Editor(s)

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