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Human body radiography simulations: development of a virtual radiography environment
Author(s): F. Inanc; Joseph N. Gray; Terrence Jensen; J. Xu
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Paper Abstract

A simulation program for x-ray methods is discussed. Computational algorithms for definition of x-ray sources, interactions of x-rays with complex objects and formation of images are developed from first principles. Subject geometries can be accessed from CAD definitions or from CT sets. The principles underlying the image formation process are introduced and images in industrial and medical x-ray applications are displayed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 July 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3336, Medical Imaging 1998: Physics of Medical Imaging, (24 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317091
Show Author Affiliations
F. Inanc, Iowa State Univ. (United States)
Joseph N. Gray, Iowa State Univ. (United States)
Terrence Jensen, Iowa State Univ. (United States)
J. Xu, Iowa State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3336:
Medical Imaging 1998: Physics of Medical Imaging
James T. Dobbins; John M. Boone, Editor(s)

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