Chapter 2. Digital Medical Image Fundamentals

  1. H. K. Huang D.Sc., FRCR (Hon.) Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering Chair Professor of Medical Informatics Honorary Professor1,2,3

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471654787.ch2

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications

How to Cite

Huang, H. K. (2005) Digital Medical Image Fundamentals, in PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471654787.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

  2. 2

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

  3. 3

    Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, The Chinese Academy of Science, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471251231

Online ISBN: 9780471654780

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Keywords:

  • digital image;
  • digitization and digital capture;
  • digital radiological image

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Terminology

  • Density Resolution, Spatial Resolution, and Signal-To-Noise Ratio

  • Radiological Test Objects and Patterns

  • Image in the Spatial Domain and the Frequency Domain

  • Measurement of Image Quality