Image Analysis

  • Harry L. Loats
  • Henry H. Holcomb
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Image processing and analysis are having a significant impact on many scientific fields, especially biomedical research. Though digital imaging techniques are used in many radiology applications, particularly the acquisition, preprocessing, and display phases, insufficient use of their quantitative potential has been made. The majority of analyses are done by visual inspection and comparison of film images. The quantitative information which can be derived from other imaging modalities is largely ignored.


Single Photon Emission Compute Tomography Positron Emission Tomography Image Globus Pallidus Cortical Surface Harmonic Amplitude 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry L. Loats
    • 1
    • 2
  • Henry H. Holcomb
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Loats Associates, Inc.WestminsterUSA
  2. 2.Department of OncologyThe Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of Radiology and Radiological ScienceThe Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  4. 4.University of Maryland Psychiatric Research CenterBaltimoreUSA

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