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Encyclopedia of Image Processing

1st Edition

Phillip A. Laplante
November 15, 2018

This reference is a comprehensive Encyclopedia, written in the style of the Encyclopedia of Software Engineering, and covers all aspects of Computer Science, Engineering, and Technology. Edited by subject area experts, the scope of the work is structured using the ACM Computing Classification...

X-Ray Diffraction Imaging: Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Joel Greenberg
November 15, 2018

This book explores novel use of X-ray diffraction technology that opens an entirely new field of looking at objects, human organs, baggage suitcases, or contraband substances. The ability to perform spatially-resolved material discrimination significantly enhances the performance of medical and...

Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) MRI: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Denis Le Bihan, Mami lima, Christian Federau, Eric E. Sigmund
November 08, 2018

Intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) refers to translational movements which within a given voxel and during the measurement time present a distribution of speeds in orientation and/or amplitude. The concept was introduced in 1986 together with the foundation of diffusion MRI because it had been...

Prostate Cancer Imaging: An Engineering and Clinical Perspective

1st Edition

Ayman El-Baz, Gyan Pareek, Jasjit S. Suri
November 07, 2018

This will be a comprehensive overview of the latest research, technologies and innovations in minimally invasive imaging of the prostate gland and prostate cancer imaging. A major focus will be 3D image segmentation along with computer-aided-diagnosis techniques for prostate cancer. Also featured...

Dose, Benefit, and Risk in Medical Imaging

1st Edition

Lawrence T. Dauer, Bae P. Chu, Pat B. Zanzonico
October 29, 2018

This timely overview of dose, benefit, and risk in medical imaging explains to readers how to apply this information for informed decision-making that improves patient outcomes. The chapters cover patient and physician perspectives, referral guidelines, appropriateness criteria, and quantifying...

Cardiovascular Imaging and Image Analysis

1st Edition

Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit S. Suri
October 24, 2018

This book covers the state-of-the-art approaches for automated non-invasive systems for early cardiovascular disease diagnosis. It includes several prominent imaging modalities such as MRI, CT, and PET technologies. There is a special emphasis placed on automated imaging analysis techniques, which...

Biomedical Photoacoustics

1st Edition

Sihua Yang, Da Xing
September 30, 2018

As a fast-growing imaging technology, photoacoustic (PA) imaging synergistically combines electromagnetic and ultrasonic waves providing higher contrast and resolution than conventional ultrasound imaging. This book presents the latest developments in this field, especially the advances in the...

Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing: VipIMAGE 2011

1st Edition

João Manuel R.S. Tavares, R.M. Natal Jorge
August 23, 2018

This book contains invited lecturers and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2011 - III ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (Olhão, Algarve, Portugal, 12-14 October 2011). International contributions from 16 countries provide a comprehensive coverage of...

IoT and Low-Power Wireless: Circuits, Architectures, and Techniques

1st Edition

Christopher Siu
June 28, 2018

The book offers unique insight into the modern world of wireless communication that included 5G generation, implementation in Internet of Things (IoT), and emerging biomedical applications. To meet different design requirements, gaining perspective on systems is important. Written by international...

Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications

1st Edition

Rajagopal Vadivambal, Digvir S. Jayas
June 08, 2018

Highlights the Emergence of Image Processing in Food and Agriculture In addition to uses specifically related to health and other industries, biological imaging is now being used for a variety of applications in food and agriculture. Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications fully...

Image Processing: Tensor Transform and Discrete Tomography with MATLAB ®

1st Edition

Artyom M. Grigoryan, Merughan M. Grigoryan
April 30, 2018

Focusing on mathematical methods in computer tomography, Image Processing: Tensor Transform and Discrete Tomography with MATLAB® introduces novel approaches to help in solving the problem of image reconstruction on the Cartesian lattice. Specifically, it discusses methods of image processing along...

Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy

1st Edition

Aaron Fenster, James C. Lacefield
April 25, 2018

Up-to-Date Details on Using Ultrasound Imaging to Help Diagnose Various Diseases Due to improvements in image quality and the reduced cost of advanced features, ultrasound imaging is playing a greater role in the diagnosis and image-guided intervention of a wide range of diseases. Ultrasound...