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Designing an IMAC system using TeraNet
Author(s): In K. Mun; S. K. Hilal; M. C. Andrews; Rafael Gidron
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Paper Abstract

Even though considerable progresses have been made with communication technology, one of the more difficult problems facing in installing a comprehensive clinically effective Image Management and Communication (IMAC) system for a hospital is the communication problem. Most existing systems are based on Ethernet or Token-ring net. Some of the newer systems are being installed using FDDL. All these systems have inherent problems like communication speed, control of bandwidth usage, or/and poor performance under heavy traffic. In order to overcome these difficulties, we are designing a complete IMAC system based on a novel network known as TeraNet, being developed at Center for Telecommunication Research, Columbia University.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1992
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1654, Medical Imaging VI: PACS Design and Evaluation, (1 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60257
Show Author Affiliations
In K. Mun, Columbia Univ. (United States)
S. K. Hilal, Columbia Univ. (United States)
M. C. Andrews, Columbia Univ. (United States)
Rafael Gidron, Columbia Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1654:
Medical Imaging VI: PACS Design and Evaluation
R. Gilbert Jost, Editor(s)

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