Computed Tomography: The Revolution in Computer Based Medical Imaging

  • Dennis L. Parker
  • Paul D. Clayton
Part of the M. D. Computing: Benchmark Papers book series (MD COMPUTING)


The same people who gave us The Yellow Submarine gave us CT: The EMI Corporation of London, England gave us the CT scanner. While they were discovering and promoting the Beatles, they were searching for a sharper image.


Amid Tungsten Convolution Radon Lution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis L. Parker
    • 1
  • Paul D. Clayton
    • 2
  1. 1.Brigham Young UniversityProvoUSA
  2. 2.Medical Biophysics and ComputingUniversity of Utah School of Medicine and LDS HospitalSalt Lake CityUSA

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