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Practical issues and methodology in assessment of image quality using model observers
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Paper Abstract

We review the general methodology and discuss practical issues of using mathematical model observers for task-based assessment of image quality in detection tasks with possible signal and background uncertainty. Various aspects of selecting a task, model observer and method of evaluation are discussed. The results of this work re a number of practical guidelines for conducting image quality studies with model observers.

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Date Published: 2 May 1997
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 3032, Medical Imaging 1997: Physics of Medical Imaging, (2 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273984
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Craig K. Abbey, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Harrison H. Barrett, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Miguel P. Eckstein, Cedars-Sinai Medical Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3032:
Medical Imaging 1997: Physics of Medical Imaging
Richard L. Van Metter; Jacob Beutel, Editor(s)

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