27 March 1996 Optimizing the tonescale display of computed radiography images
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Computed radiography (CR) systems transform exposures incident on the imaging plates to image densities using examination specific tonescale display algorithms. A procedure is proposed which permits CR users to optimize these algorithms based on the premise that image contrast should be optimized. This procedure was applied to portable chest x-rays on a medical intensive care unit. Changes made to the display parameters supplied by the manufacturer resulted in an improved quality of the displayed image.
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Walter Huda, Richard M. Slone, Beverly A. Hoyle, Xhenxue Jing, Janice C. Honeyman-Buck, "Optimizing the tonescale display of computed radiography images", Proc. SPIE 2712, Medical Imaging 1996: Image Perception, (27 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236850; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.236850
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