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Object-oriented framework for high-performance electronic medical imaging
Author(s): Douglas C. Schmidt; Timothy H. Harrison; Irfan Pyarali
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the design and performance of an object-oriented communication framework we developed to meet the demands of next-generation distributed electronic medical imaging systems. Our framework combines the flexibility of high-level distributed object computing middleware (like CORBA) with the performance of low-level network programming mechanisms (like sockets). In the paper, we outline the design goals and software architecture of our framework, illustrate the performance of the framework over ATM, and describe how we resolved design challenges we faced when developing an object- oriented communication framework for distributed medical imaging.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 February 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2663, Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging, (16 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.233040
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Douglas C. Schmidt, Washington Univ. (United States)
Timothy H. Harrison, Washington Univ. (United States)
Irfan Pyarali, Washington Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2663:
Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging
V. Ralph Algazi; Sadayasu Ono; Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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