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Optimizing the visualization of projection images using a photometric, psychometric, and image-based calibration procedure
Author(s): Lawrence C. Toto; Harold L. Kundel
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Paper Abstract

We propose a method for improving the visualization of potential target regions in radiographic projection images. This is accomplished by modifying the intensity lookup tables (LUT) to compensate for, (1) cathode ray tube (CRT) dynamic range limitations and, (2) for contrast sensitivity characteristics of the human eye. We match the resulting LUT to selected regions of the image to optimize the use of the available intensity range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 June 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3335, Medical Imaging 1998: Image Display, (26 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312529
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Lawrence C. Toto, Univ. of Pennsylvania Medical Ctr. (United States)
Harold L. Kundel, Univ. of Pennsylvania Medical Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3335:
Medical Imaging 1998: Image Display
Yongmin Kim; Seong Ki Mun, Editor(s)

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