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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 2708

Medical Imaging 1996: Physics of Medical Imaging
Editor(s): Richard L. Van Metter; Jacob Beutel
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 2708
Date Published: 11 April 1996
Softcover: 79 papers (872) pages
ISBN: 9780819420831

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Assisting the radiologist to greater accuracy
Author(s): David J. Getty
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Maximum likelihood technique for blind noise estimation
Author(s): Robert A. Close; James Stuart Whiting
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X-ray image system design using a human visual model
Author(s): Warren B. Jackson; Peter Beebee; David A. Jared; David K. Biegelsen; James O. Larimer; Jeffrey Lubin; Jennifer Gille
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Generalized NEQ: Fourier analysis where you would least expect to find it
Author(s): Harrison H. Barrett; John L. Denny; Howard C. Gifford; Craig K. Abbey; Robert F. Wagner; Kyle J. Myers
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Barankin bound: instability in certain estimation problems
Author(s): Craig K. Abbey; John L. Denny
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Novel statistical analysis of two sources of digital chest radiographs
Author(s): Jacob K. Laading; Valen E. Johnson; Alan H. Baydush; Carey E. Floyd
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Trainable rule-based network for irradiation field recognition in Agfa's ADC system
Author(s): Piet Dewaele; Michael Ibison; Pieter Vuylsteke
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Effect of phosphor persistence on image quality in digital x-ray scanning systems
Author(s): James Gordon Mainprize; Martin Joel Yaffe
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Tonal and spatial performance characterization for silver-film and pigment-transfer medical laser imagers
Author(s): Lawrence A. Scarff; Joseph D. Biegel; Ron E. Carbonier
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Noise in hybrid photodiode array: CCD x-ray image detectors for digital mammography
Author(s): Justin M. Henry; Martin Joel Yaffe; Tumay O. Turner
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Effect of direct x-ray interaction in the photodetector on image noise for a CCD/scintillator system
Author(s): Michael J. Flynn; Sean M. Hames; James J. Ciarelli
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Linear model for the scattered radiation distribution in digital chest radiographs
Author(s): Christiaan M. Fivez; Patrick Wambacq; Paul Suetens; Emile P. Schoeters
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Low-exposure scanning-beam x-ray fluoroscopy system
Author(s): Edward G. Solomon; Michael S. Van Lysel; Robert Erhard Melen; Jack W. Moorman; Brian Skillicorn
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Scatter-glare estimation for quantitative cardiac imaging
Author(s): Sabee Y. Molloi; Greg Wamsely; Yifang Zhou
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Image recording system characteristics for radiation therapy: portal localization and verification
Author(s): Arthur G. Haus; Robert E. Dickerson; Kenneth E. Huff; Terese M. Bogucki
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X-ray beam equalization for digital fluoroscopy
Author(s): Sabee Y. Molloi; Jerry Tang; Martin R. Marcin; Yifang Zhou; Behzad Anvar
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Physical measures of image quality in mammography
Author(s): Dev Prasad Chakraborty
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Assessment of objective image quality in digital radiography: noninvasive determination of the detective quantum efficiency
Author(s): Karl-Friedrich Kamm; Reinhard Steiner; Karl Tilkorn
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Quantitative tool for quality control of computed radiography systems
Author(s): Terese M. Bogucki; Robert W. Kulpinski; Paul Askins
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Storage phosphor-based digital mammography using a low-dose x-ray system optimized for screen-film mammography
Author(s): Robert J. Jennings; Hamid Jafroudi; Robert M. Gagne; Thomas R. Fewell; P. W. Quinn; Dorothy E. Steller Artz; James J. Vucich; Matthew T. Freedman; Seong Ki Mun
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Image quality characteristics of a novel film/screen system for mammography
Author(s): Jacob Beutel; Earle L. Kitts
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Objective imaging characteristics of mammographic screen-film systems
Author(s): Phillip C. Bunch
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Design and analysis of a focused mammography imaging system with suppressed background radiation
Author(s): Kie Bong Nahm; Seong Ki Mun
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Dual-energy in mammography: feasibility study
Author(s): Hamid Jafroudi; Shih-Chung Benedict Lo; Huai Li; Dorothy E. Steller Artz; Matthew T. Freedman; Seong Ki Mun
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Freehand three-dimensional ultrasound: implementation and applications
Author(s): S. Sherebrin; Aaron Fenster; Richard N. Rankin; David Spence
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Two-dimensional adaptive control of complex wavefronts
Author(s): Marvin E. Lasser; George H. Harrison; H. L. Zhang
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Simulation of photoacoustic signal production in human breast phantoms at 1064 nm
Author(s): Pingyu Liu; Robert A. Kruger; C. Robert Appledorn; Yuncai Fang
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Analysis of ultrasound pulse-wave Doppler systems
Author(s): Sidney Leeman; Nicholas Thomas; Andrew J. Healey
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Image intensifier-based volume tomographic angiography imaging system: system evaluation
Author(s): Ruola Ning; Xiaohui Wang; Jianjun Shen; Daofa Zhang; David L. Conover
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Effects of number of views, cone angle, detector bit depth, and projection noise level on the SNR in cone-beam reconstruction
Author(s): Roger H. Johnson; Xiaoyi Wu; Paul S. Cho
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Characterization of a C-arm-mounted XRII for 3D image reconstruction during interventional neuroradiology
Author(s): Rebecca Fahrig; Allan J. Fox; David W. Holdsworth
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Dynamic geometrical calibration for 3D cerebral angiography
Author(s): Nassir Navab; Ali R. Bani-Hashemi; Matthias M. Mitschke; David W. Holdsworth; Rebecca Fahrig; Allan J. Fox; R. Graumann
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Simple technique for calibrating imaging geometries
Author(s): Kenneth R. Hoffmann; Jacqueline Esthappan; Shidong Li; Charles A. Pelizzari
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Three-dimensional calcification reconstruction from a limited number of views
Author(s): Andrew D. A. Maidment; Michael Albert; Emily F. Conant; Stephen A. Feig
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Two-dimensional locally focused MRI: applications to dynamic and spectroscopic imaging
Author(s): Lian Yao; Yue Cao; David N. Levin
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Novel techniques for image computation and a concomitant reduction of the x-ray dose in transmission tomography
Author(s): Alexander I. Katsevich
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3D microtomography of cancellous bone samples using synchrotron radiation
Author(s): Murielle Pateyron-Salome; Francoise Peyrin; Anne-Marie Laval-Jeantet; Per O. Spanne; Peter Cloetens; Gilles Peix
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Tradeoffs in helical CT: the effects of collimation and pitch on dose, noise, and slice sensitivity profiles
Author(s): Michael F. McNitt-Gray; Chris H. Cagnon; Tim D. Solberg
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Potential image quality in scintillator-CCD-based x-ray imaging systems for digital radiography and digital mammography
Author(s): Shahram Hejazi; David P. Trauernicht
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Novel x-ray detector with multiple-screen-CCD sensors for real-time diagnostic imaging
Author(s): Cornelis H. Slump; Geert-Jan Laanstra; Henny Kuipers; Mark A. Boer; Alex G. J. Nijmeijer; Mark J. Bentum; Rudolf Kemner; Henk J. Meulenbrugge; Ruud M. Snoeren
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Experimental investigation of the optimal parameters of a single-scan dual-energy KCD
Author(s): Zeping Zhu; M. Waleed Gaber; Joseph S. Laughter; Robert J. Endorf; Herbert D. Zeman; Frank A. DiBianca
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Hybrid scintillators for x-ray imaging
Author(s): Clifford Bueno; Richard L. Rairden; Robert A. Betz
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Theoretical performance of amorphous silicon imagers in diagnostic radiology
Author(s): Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; Larry E. Antonuk; John Yorkston
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High-resolution amorphous silicon image sensor
Author(s): Thorsten Graeve; Youming Li; Andrew Fabans; Wingo Huang
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Amorphous silicon x-ray image sensor
Author(s): Jean Chabbal; Christophe Chaussat; Thierry Ducourant; Lionel Fritsch; Jean Michailos; Vincent Spinnler; Gerard Vieux; Marc Arques; Gerhard Hahm; Martin Hoheisel; Heinz Horbaschek; Reiner F. Schulz; Martin F. Spahn
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Discussion on resolution and dynamic range of Se-TFT direct digital radiographic detector
Author(s): Denny L. Y. Lee; Lawrence K. Cheung; Eugene F. Palecki; Lothar S. Jeromin
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Flat panel detector for digital radiology using active matrix readout of amorphous selenium
Author(s): Wei Zhao; Ira M. Blevis; Stephen Germann; John A. Rowlands; David F. Waechter; Zhong Huang
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Experimental comparison of dual-energy x-ray image detectors
Author(s): Robert E. Alvarez; James Anthony Seibert
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Chest imaging protocol for a kinestatic charge detector: the effect of patient density distributions on kinestatic settings
Author(s): Carlos Rodriguez; M. Waleed Gaber; Herbert D. Zeman; Joseph S. Laughter; Frank A. DiBianca
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Receptor modeling for use in computerized optimization of imaging systems
Author(s): Michael P. Sandborg; Gudrun Alm Carlsson; David R. Dance; Jan Persliden
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Clinical image evaluation methods for calibration and QC
Author(s): Thomas I. Stone
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X-ray tube voltage dependence of three factors of radiographic mottle for single and double emulsions
Author(s): Hidetaka Arimura; Mitsuhide Okamoto; Takeshi Ikari; Hideaki Kubota; Masao Matsumoto; Atsushi Takigawa; Nobuyuki Nakamori; Hitoshi Kanamori
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Influence of Heel effect and of nonuniformity of emitted spectra on dual-energy subtraction in computed radiography
Author(s): Christiaan M. Fivez; Patrick Wambacq; Paul Suetens; Emile P. Schoeters
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Calibration phantom for dual-energy basis material absorption measurements
Author(s): Christiaan M. Fivez; Patrick Wambacq; Paul Suetens; Emile P. Schoeters
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Significance of exposure data recognizer modes in computed radiography
Author(s): Walter Huda; Richard M. Slone; Manuel Arreola; Beverly A. Hoyle; Zhenxue Jing
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Computer simulation on scatter-removing characteristics by grid
Author(s): Nobuyuki Nakamori; Takanori Tsunoo; Atsushi Takigawa; Hitoshi Kanamori
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Digital mammography: an evaluation of the shape of microcalcifications
Author(s): Matthew T. Freedman; Dorothy E. Steller Artz; Hamid Jafroudi; Jacquelyn Hogge; Rebecca A. Zuurbier; Raj Katial; Curtis E. Green; Seong Ki Mun
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Imaging characteristics of plastic scintillating fiber screens for mammography
Author(s): Zhenxue Jing; Walter Huda; James K. Walker; Won Y. Choi
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Microwave applicators for photoacoustic ultrasonagraphy
Author(s): Yuncai Fang; Robert A. Kruger; Pingyu Liu; C. Robert Appledorn
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Energy deposition patterns in the breast at 1064 nm for photoacoustic ultrasound
Author(s): C. Robert Appledorn; Robert A. Kruger; Pingyu Liu; Yuncai Fang
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Tomographic image reconstruction using x-ray phase information
Author(s): Atsushi Momose; Tohoru Takeda; Yuji Itai; Keiichi Hirano
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Fluorescent x-ray computed tomography with synchrotron radiation using fan collimator
Author(s): Tohoru Takeda; Masahiro Akiba; Tetsuya Yuasa; Masahiro Kazama; Atsunori Hoshino; Yuuki Watanabe; Kazuyuki Hyodo; F. Avraham Dilmanian; Takao Akatsuka; Yuji Itai
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Study on reconstructed image of 3D cone-beam CT scanner
Author(s): Nobuyuki Nakamori; Tooru Sudou; Hitoshi Kanamori; Masahiro Endo; Masahiro Kusakabe
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MR imaging statistics and its application in image modeling
Author(s): Yue Joseph Wang; Tianhu Lei; Wilfred Sewchand; Seong Ki Mun
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Fast spin echo image distortion correction for MR-guided stereotactic pallidotomy
Author(s): Thilaka S. Sumanaweera; Kelvin Lim; Gary H. Glover; Paul F. Hemler; Gary Heit; Petra A. van den Elsen; Gerald Silverberg; Sandy Napel
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Development of avalanche photodiode arrays for positron emission tomography
Author(s): Ernesto V. Gramsch; William W. Moses; Eric M. Gullikson
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Feasibility of quantification of unreconstructed SPECT projection views using the opposing view method
Author(s): Daniel M. Spevack; Marilyn E. Noz; Gerald Q. Maguire
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Portable digital radiographic imager: an overview
Author(s): Evren M. Kutlubay; Richard M. Wasserman; Bohyeon Hwang; Darold C. Wobschall; Raj S. Acharya; Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek
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High-speed dual-slot KCD for bone imaging
Author(s): Herbert D. Zeman; Frank A. DiBianca; Zeping Zhu; Carlos Rodriguez
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Novel multimedia detectors for medical imaging
Author(s): George C. Giakos; Samir Chowdhury; Bindu Pillai; P. Ghotra; Srinivasan Vedantham; Amlan Dasgupta
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Progress in gas detector technology for medical imaging research
Author(s): George C. Giakos; Samir Chowdhury; Bindu Pillai; P. Ghotra; Srinivasan Vedantham; Amlan Dasgupta; Frank A. DiBianca; Sreenivas Devidas; Robert J. Endorf
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Pulse width variation along the x-ray direction in the segmented KCD system
Author(s): M. Waleed Gaber; Zeping Zhu; Carlos Rodriguez; Joseph S. Laughter; Frank A. DiBianca
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Compensation for scattered radiation in dual-energy imaging using partially transparent shields
Author(s): Christiaan M. Fivez; Patrick Wambacq; Paul Suetens; Emile P. Schoeters
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New 1-megapixel real-time CCD camera for high-end medical use
Author(s): Emmanuel Calais; Eric Marche; Paul M. de Groot
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Developing a predictive model of human skin coloring
Author(s): Symon Cotton; Ela Claridge
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Initial clinical performance of a large-field KCD digital radiography system
Author(s): Frank A. DiBianca; Carlos Rodriguez; Sreenivas Devidas; Donald Emerson; M. Waleed Gaber; George C. Giakos; Robert E. Gold; Lawrence M. Jordan; Robert Kaufman; Shashidhar Kollipara; Joseph S. Laughter; Azad Mahmud; Senthilkumar Nagarajan; Qian Peng; Pamela Jamieson Price; Jeno I. Sebes; Herbert D. Zeman; Zeping Zhu
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Dual-energy imaging using a kinestatic charge detector
Author(s): Robert J. Endorf; Vincent J. Schmithorst; Sunil Kulatunga; David C. Spelic; Stephen R. Thomas; Frank A. DiBianca; Carlos Rodriguez; Herbert D. Zeman; Zeping Zhu; George C. Giakos
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Use of tuned aperture computed tomography (TACT) with a large-scale imaging panel for 3D tomography of the skull
Author(s): Robert H. Vandre; Richard L. Webber; Roger A. Horton; Denny L. Y. Lee; Lothar S. Jeromin
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