Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 343–349 | Cite as

Digital image processing for clinicians, part I: Basics of image formation

  • Christopher L. Hansen


Image formation is the part of digital image processing that creates the interface between the clinician and the computer. Pixel depth, resolution, and the translation table used are all important factors affecting the final image.


Nuclear Cardiology Gray Scale Image Formation Aliasing Digital Image Processing 
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© American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher L. Hansen
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  1. 1.Section of CardiologyTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphia

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