THREE-DIMENSIONAL NEUROIMAGING USING OCTREE ENCODING.

John K. Vries, Gordon Banks, Sean McLinden, Richard E Latchaw

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Abstract

As part of an effort to design an expert system for interpreting images of the nervous system, the authors developed computer programs to display and manipulate three-dimensional images. Tissues of differing radiodensities, include soft tissues that can be extracted without the need for human tracing, and composite images of structures of different densities may be built. The method is applicable to any digital imaging modality (CT, MRI, local cerebral blood flow, or PET). All programming was done in the C programming language under the UNIX operating system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care
EditorsMichael J. Ackerman
Place of PublicationNew York, NY, USA
PublisherIEEE
Pages697
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)0818606479
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Vries, J. K., Banks, G., McLinden, S., & Latchaw, R. E. (1985). THREE-DIMENSIONAL NEUROIMAGING USING OCTREE ENCODING. In M. J. Ackerman (Ed.), Proceedings - Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care (pp. 697). IEEE.