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Chromosome Nanoscience and Technology

Kiichi Fukui, Tatsuo Ushiki
October 31, 2007

Despite progress in genetic research, knowledge about the exact structure of the chromosome continues to provide a challenge. Much of that challenge lies with the need for improved tools and methods that researchers require to perform novel analyses beyond the DNA level. Fortunately, rapid advances...

Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing: VipIMAGE 2007

João Manuel R.S. Tavares, R.M. Natal Jorge
September 27, 2007

Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing contains keynote lectures and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2007 – 1st ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing, held in Porto, Portugal, on 17-19 October 2007. International contributions from fourteen...

Medical Infrared Imaging

Nicholas A. Diakides, Joseph D. Bronzino
July 23, 2007

Rapid evolution of technical advances in infrared sensor technology, image processing, “smart” algorithms, databases, and system integration paves the way for new methods of research and use in medical infrared imaging. These breakthroughs permit easy-to-use, high-sensitivity imaging that can...

Ultrasonic Diagnostics in Medicine: Physical Foundations

Leonid A. Bulavin, Zabashta
March 26, 2007

To correctly diagnose a human organism with the help of acoustic waves is impossible without knowledge of the physics of acoustic waves interaction with the issues of the organism. This book is dedicated to the given problem. It consists of four sections, the first of which deals with physical...

Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images. Fundamentals, Methods and Applications: Proceedings of the International Symposium CompIMAGE 2006 (Coimbra, Portugal, 20-21 October 2006)

João Manuel R.S. Tavares, Jorge R.M. Natal
February 21, 2007

This book contains keynote lectures and full papers presented at the International Symposium on Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images (CompIMAGE), held in Coimbra, Portugal, on 20-21 October 2006. International contributions from nineteen countries provide a comprehensive...

Computerized Tomography for Scientists and Engineers

Prabhat Munshi
January 04, 2007

Computerized Tomography for Scientists and Engineers is a collection of state-of-the-art articles on computerized tomography (CT). Each article covers a broadband spectrum of CT applications that are related to non-destructive testing (NDT), measurements of solid objects and non-invasive...

Clinical Nuclear Medicine Fourth Edition

Gary J.R Cook, M. N Maisey, K.E Britton, Vaseem Chengazi
November 24, 2006

The fourth edition of Clinical Nuclear Medicine highlights the continued growth in clinical applications for PET and other aspects of molecular imaging. With its problem-oriented clinical approach, the book presents relevant topics of current importance to the practicing clinician rather than...

Atlas of Imaging of the Paranasal Sinuses, Second Edition

Lalitha Shankar, Kathryn Evans
May 15, 2006

With color illustrations, the Second Edition of this best-selling guide concentrates on the advances in technology that are now available to the clinical otolaryngologist. This reinforces the book's position as a classic guide, especially to the problems associated with endoscopic sinus surgery....

The Physics of Diagnostic Imaging Second Edition

David Dowsett, Patrick A Kenny, R Eugene Johnston
April 28, 2006

Over recent years there has been a vast expansion in the variety of imaging techniques available, and developments in machine specifications continue apace. If radiologists and radiographers are to obtain optimal image quality while minimising exposure times, a good understanding of the...

Medical Image Analysis Methods

Lena Costaridou
July 13, 2005

To successfully detect and diagnose disease, it is vital for medical diagnosticians to properly apply the latest medical imaging technologies. It is a worrisome reality that due to either the nature or volume of some of the images provided, early or obscured signs of disease can go undetected or be...

Biomedical Image Analysis

Rangaraj M. Rangayyan
December 30, 2004

Computers have become an integral part of medical imaging systems and are used for everything from data acquisition and image generation to image display and analysis. As the scope and complexity of imaging technology steadily increase, more advanced techniques are required to solve the emerging...

Insight into Images: Principles and Practice for Segmentation, Registration, and Image Analysis

Terry S. Yoo
August 16, 2004

A companion to the Insight Toolkit An introduction to the theory of modern medical image processing, including the analysis of data from - X-ray computer tomography, - magnetic resonance imaging, - nuclear medicine, - and ultrasound. Using an algorithmic approach, and providing the mathematical,...