2. Digital Medical Image Fundamentals

  1. Dr. H. K. Huang D.Sc., FRCR (Hon.), FAIMBE, PhD Professor Chair Professor Honorary Professor Director consultant Fellow Honorary Member Honorary President President Visiting Professor Board Member1,2,3

Published Online: 12 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470560525.ch2

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, Second Edition

PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, Second Edition

How to Cite

Huang, H. K. (2010) Digital Medical Image Fundamentals, in PACS and Imaging Informatics: Basic Principles and Applications, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470560525.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Southern California, USA

  2. 2

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

  3. 3

    The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373729

Online ISBN: 9780470560525

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Keywords:

  • medical imaging principles - digital medical image fundamentals;
  • image in spatial domain and frequency domain;
  • measurement of image quality - measurement of sharpness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Terminology

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

  • Test Objects and Patterns for Measurement of Image Quality

  • Image in the Spatial Domain and the Frequency Domain

  • Measurement of Image Quality

  • Reference