The diff3T.M. Analyzer: A Parallel/Serial Golay Image Processor

  • M. D. Graham
  • P. E. Norgren


As part of the diff3 System, the diff3 analyzer represents a practical application of real-time image processing to an important clinical need, automation of blood-smear analysis. To accomplish this task, the analyzer is supported by a complete complement of sample preparation reagents and instrumentation, including an Ames Company stainer and a proprietary diluter/spinner; design details for the latter are available [Maher and Pirc (1977a, 1977b, 1978)]. The sample preparation methodology has been evaluated by Nourbakhsh et al. (1978); it produces Wright’s stained blood smears, on standard microscope slides, which are of consistently high uniformity and quality (Color Plates 21 and 22).*


Binary Image Diff3 Analyzer Color Filter Combinational Logic Image Processor 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. D. Graham
    • 1
  • P. E. Norgren
    • 2
  1. 1.Coulter Electronics, Inc.ConcordUSA
  2. 2.The Perkin-Elmer Corp.NorwalkUSA

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