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Signal Processing Models In Medical Ultrasound
Author(s): C. W. Barnes; E. J. Pisa; O. Ishrak
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Paper Abstract

This paper addresses some of the fundamental issues involved in the development of mathematical models for the generation of ultrasound pulse-echo data in the human body. These models provide a rational basis for the development of algorithms used for medical diagnosis. Models for transducers, wave propagation and scattering, and image formation are considered. Wave propagation models are based on a linear, weak scattering assumption. Examples of state-space models for parameter estimation and tissue classification are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 1987
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0768, Pattern Recognition and Acoustical Imaging, (10 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940242
Show Author Affiliations
C. W. Barnes, University of California (United States)
E. J. Pisa, Philips Ultrasound, Inc. (United States)
O. Ishrak, Philips Ultrasound, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0768:
Pattern Recognition and Acoustical Imaging
Leonard A. Ferrari, Editor(s)

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