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Sharpening radiographs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6591187     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article describes a method for clarifying and sharpening radiographs. The method uses convolution with a computed tomography reconstruction kernel and a noise elimination procedure to control the noise amplification of the convolution. The effect is to flatten global variations and to sharpen and magnify local variations. Examples from industry and medicine are included.
K T Smith; S L Wagner; M J Bottema
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America     Volume:  81     ISSN:  0027-8424     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.     Publication Date:  1984 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-10-03     Completed Date:  1984-10-03     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505876     Medline TA:  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5237-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Radiography / methods*
Radiography, Thoracic / methods
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*

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