Information Theory and Thermographic Quantification

  • D. P. Page Thomas


The electronic display of a thermal image from an infrared camera is comprized of a number of time scans which a computer converts into an array of a number of points (pixels) of different thermal values. For quantification purposes each pixel may be considered to possess three positional characteristics:
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    Location along the horizontal axis (xi)

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    Location vertically (yi)

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    A thermal location (zi) in a plane directed towards the camera at right angles to the x,y plane.



Gray Level Thermal Image Arthritic Knee Quantification Purpose Relative Frequency Distribution 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. P. Page Thomas
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  1. 1.Rheumatism Research Unit E6Addenbrookes HospitalCambridgeUK

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