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Psychophysical Evaluation Of The Spatial And Contrast Resolution Necessary For A Picture Archiving And Communication System: Works In Progress
Author(s): H. D. Fisher; G. W. Seeley; J. C. Bjelland; T. W. Ovitt; M. P. Capp
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Paper Abstract

The Radiology Department of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center is involved in a five year project to develop a prototype for a Totally Digital Radiology Department (TDRD). One prerequisite for such a department is that the system must allow the radiologist to perform at the same level as with the existing film-based system. The amount of spatial and contrast resolution required to equal the diagnostic information in films will impact directly on the capabilities of the equipment needed to image, transmit, display, and store such images. This is a crucial question that must be addressed because of its diagnostic import and due to its engineering implications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 August 1984
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0515, Medical Images and Icons, (3 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.964718
Show Author Affiliations
H. D. Fisher, University of Arizona (United States)
G. W. Seeley, University of Arizona (United States)
J. C. Bjelland, University of Arizona (United States)
T. W. Ovitt, University of Arizona (United States)
M. P. Capp, University of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0515:
Medical Images and Icons
Andre J. Duerinckx; Murray H. Loew; Judith M. S. Prewitt, Editor(s)

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