Confirmatory aspects in factor analysis of image sequences

  • M Šámal
  • M. Kárný
  • D Zahálka
7. Factor Analysis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 511)


Confirmatory approach in factor analysis of image sequences is specified by an employment of considerable initial information in the processes of factor extraction and rotation and by the possibility to verify hypotheses assumed in advance. Confidence interval for factor contribution is introduced and its utility in an assessment of factor significance demonstrated. Based on a partial apriori knowledge of resulting factor image, the method for a multiple subtraction of images is derived and its noise-rejection properties demonstrated. Quantitative transformation of factor curves into the compartmental scheme is described and the method is applied to a dynamic radionuclide study of renal function.


interval estimate image subtraction compartmental model scatter correction dynamic scintigraphy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M Šámal
    • 1
  • M. Kárný
    • 2
  • D Zahálka
    • 1
  1. 1.Charles UniversityPrague 2Czechoslovakia
  2. 2.Czechoslovak Academy of SciencesPrague 2Czechoslovakia

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