1 November 1982 Computer Analysis Of ILO Standard Chest Radiographs Of Pneumoconiosis
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Proceedings Volume 0375, Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation; (1982) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.934677
Event: 1st International Symposium on Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation, 1982, Berlin, Germany
Abstract
This paper presents study of computer analysis of the 1980 ILO standard chest radiographs of pneumoconiosis. Algorithms developed for detection of individual small rounded and irregular opacities have been experimented and evaluated on these standard radiographs. The density, shape, and size distribution of the detected objects in the lung field, in spite of false positives, can be used as indicators for the beginning of pneumoconiosis. This approach is potentially useful in computer-assisted screening and early detection process where the annual chest radiograph of each worker is compared with his (her) own normal radiograph obtained previously.
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C. C. Li, C. C. Li, David B. C. Shu, David B. C. Shu, H. T. Tai, H. T. Tai, W. Hou, W. Hou, G. A. Kunkle, G. A. Kunkle, Y. Wang, Y. Wang, R. J. Hoy, R. J. Hoy, } "Computer Analysis Of ILO Standard Chest Radiographs Of Pneumoconiosis", Proc. SPIE 0375, Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation, (1 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934677; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.934677
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