INFORMATION DETECTION IN DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY.

Hans J. Zweig, Horace H. Hines, J Anthony Seibert

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Abstract

The primary purpose of this paper is to show how Digital Subtraction Radiography (DSR) can be used to demonstrate the fundamental relationships between image detectability and the factors which are most responsible for its behaviour (namely, scatter, quantum noise, image blurring whether due to the focal spot or photon detection mechanisms, and magnification). The authors use Digital Subtraction Radiography (DSR) as a vehicle to clarify, simplify and correct some contemporary notions of the physics and psychophysics of radiological image detection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
EditorsRoger H. Schneider, Samuel J.III Dwyer
Place of PublicationBellingham, WA, USA
PublisherSPIE
Pages41-51
Number of pages11
Volume454
ISBN (Print)0892524898
StatePublished - 1984

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Zweig, H. J., Hines, H. H., & Seibert, J. A. (1984). INFORMATION DETECTION IN DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY. In R. H. Schneider, & S. J. III. Dwyer (Eds.), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering (Vol. 454, pp. 41-51). SPIE.