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Object-oriented model for medical image database
Author(s): Florent Aubry; Yves J. Bizais; Bernard Gibaud; Anne-Marie Forte; Virginie Chameroy; Robert Di Paola; Jean-Marie Scarabin
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Paper Abstract

This paper is concerned with the main underlying concepts of a comprehensive data model for the medical image database (MIDB), which was developed by the NRV-PACS group. This model is based on semantic and object-oriented model theory and describes not only an image and its environment, as it is the case for standard models, but all meaningful informations of medical image environment, such as acquired or processed data set structures. This model can also take into account changes in image production processes (new kinds of acquisition or new image processing techniques) because it does not describe the entities themselves but how they are created.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1446, Medical Imaging V: PACS Design and Evaluation, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45269
Show Author Affiliations
Florent Aubry, Institut Gustave-Roussy/INSERM (France)
Yves J. Bizais, Univ. Hospital Nantes (France)
Bernard Gibaud, Hopital Pontchaillou/INSERM (France)
Anne-Marie Forte, Univ. Hospital Nantes (France)
Virginie Chameroy, Institut Gustave Roussy/INSERM (France)
Robert Di Paola, Institut Gustave Roussy/INSERM (France)
Jean-Marie Scarabin, Hopital Pontchaillou/INSERM (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1446:
Medical Imaging V: PACS Design and Evaluation

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