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The Need For Physical And Psychophysical Measures Of System Performance
Author(s): David J. Goodenough
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Paper Abstract

The major goal of medical imaging systems should be the production of an image, which affords maximum diagnostic accuracy while staying within acceptable radiation dose levels as well as acceptable economic and practical constraints. The ultimate test of an imaging system is not its aesthetic appearance, nor necessarily the specification of a particular physical measurement, but rather its diagnostic efficacy within the clinical setting.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1974
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0056, Medical X-Ray Photo-Optical Systems Evaluation, (1 May 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.954273
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David J. Goodenough, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0056:
Medical X-Ray Photo-Optical Systems Evaluation
David J. Goodenough; Robert F. Wagner; Kenneth E. Weaver, Editor(s)

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