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Image Enhancement Of Chest Radiographs Using Local Statistical Information
Author(s): M Cocklin; G Kaye; I Kerr; P Lams
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Paper Abstract

The use of statistically based image enhancement techniques applied to chest radiographs has been investigated. These techniques include Unsharp Masking, Statistical Differencing and Median Filtering. Their properties are studied and similarities highlighted. In addition, the artefacts produced in the processing are considered, along with techniques for reducing their effects. The application to radiographic images of the chest is described, with consideration of computational requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0375, Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation, (1 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934601
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M Cocklin, IBM UK Scientific Centre (England)
G Kaye, IBM UK Scientific Centre (England)
I Kerr, Brompton Hospital (England)
P Lams, Brompton Hospital (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0375:
Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation
Judith M. S. Prewitt, Editor(s)

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