Image Processing in Bio-Medical Engineering

  • Kazuhiko Atsumi

Abstract

Computer introduction into all fields of medical science has been rapid lately, and the trend will be more necessarily so in the future, in medical science.

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Dust Radium Tuberculosis Retina Barium 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuhiko Atsumi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Medical Electronics Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TokyoJapan

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