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A Microcomputer Controllable Optical Pseudocolor Encoder For Medical Imaging
Author(s): F. T. S. Yu; X. X. Chen
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Paper Abstract

A prototype inexpensive analog microcomputer-based optical pseudocolor encoder has been developed for applications in diagnostic imaging. The system is capable of handling a large amount of information and has a high signal to noise ratio. It may be useful as a relatively economical means for transforming gray-scale images into color coded images. Pseudocoloring may be beneficial in achieving better diagnostic accuracy over gray-scale display because it has been shown to be able to increase the sensitivity of the observer to the display and it allows multi parameter presentation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 May 1987
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0702, International Topical Meeting on Image Detection and Quality, (18 May 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.966748
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F. T. S. Yu, The Pennsylvania State University (United States)
X. X. Chen, The Pennsylvania State University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0702:
International Topical Meeting on Image Detection and Quality
Lucien F. Guyot, Editor(s)

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