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105MM--A System Approach To Radiograph Minification
Author(s): Gordon O. F. Johnson
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Paper Abstract

Radiographic information, like any other kind of information, has no value until it is presented to a human observer, in this case, the radiologist or referring physician, who will extract from, and apply, this information to benefit the patient. Information, in other words, is like the sound made by a tree falling in the middle of a forest--it doesn't really exist until there is a human receiver. The human observer is, therefore, the focus around which any radiographic information system must be developed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1974
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0043, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine II, (1 May 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953911
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Gordon O. F. Johnson, LogEtronics Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0043:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine II
William R. Hendee; William C. Zarnstorff, Editor(s)

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