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Applied Medical Image Processing

A Basic Course, 2nd Edition

By Wolfgang Birkfellner

CRC Press

455 pages

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A widely used, classroom-tested text, Applied Medical Image Processing: A Basic Course delivers an ideal introduction to image processing in medicine, emphasizing the clinical relevance and special requirements of the field. Avoiding excessive mathematical formalisms, the book presents key principles by implementing algorithms from scratch and usin

Table of Contents

A Few Basics of Medical Image Sources. Image Processing in Clinical Practice. Image Representation. Operations in Intensity Space. Filtering and Transformations. Segmentation. Spatial Transforms. Rendering and Surface Models. Registration. CT Reconstruction. A Tutorial on Image Guided Therapy. A Selection of MATLAB Commands.

About the Author

Wolfgang Birkfellner studied theoretical physics at, and holds a Ph.D in medical physics from, the University of Vienna, Austria. Currently, he is heading the Digital Image Processing Laboratory at the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Physics at the Medical University of Vienna. He is also a reviewer and editorial board member for major journals in the field, program committee member for international conferences, and principal investigator for several third-party funded research projects. Previously, he served as senior researcher at the University Hospital Basel/Switzerland and associate professor of medical physics at the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Physics of Vienna Medical School.

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