1st Edition

Monte Carlo Simulation in the Radiological Sciences

ISBN 9780429277085
Published June 4, 2019 by CRC Press
244 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1988, this book offers a full exploration into the applications of the Monte Carlo Simulation. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Radiology, and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.  2. Probability and Statistics.  3. Random Number Generation and Testing.  4. Monte Carlo Simulation of Photon Transport Phenomena: Sampling Techniques.  5. Monte Carlo Simulation in Diagnostic Radiology.  6. Monte Carlo Simulation in Nuclear Medicine.  7. Monte Carlo Simulations in Radiation Therapy.  Index.

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Richard L. Morin , Ph.D. , is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Radiology Department, Mayo Clinic and Associate Professor of Radiologic Physics, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota.