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A new real time filter for local exposure correction in panoramic radiographs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17022244     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A new real time filter for local exposure correction in panoramic radiographs is presented here. The filter, called PaRSEC, allows eliminating the exposure artifacts, mainly introduced by Automatic Exposure Control (AEC) systems. These artifacts reduce the image readability and its diagnostic utility. The PaRSEC filter operates a local exposure equalization, based on a reliable estimate of the column mean gray level. Qualitative and quantitative results are reported for typical panoramic radiographs. They show a complete removal of the artifacts. The method compares favorably with other classical methods targeted to exposure correction.
I Frosio; N A Borghese
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical physics     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0094-2405     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Phys     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-06     Completed Date:  2006-11-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0425746     Medline TA:  Med Phys     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3478-88     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Applied Intelligent Systems, Department of Computer Science, Via Comelico 39/41, 20135 Milano, University of Milano, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Computer Systems
Filtration / methods
Information Storage and Retrieval / methods
Radiographic Image Enhancement / methods*
Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted / methods*
Radiography, Panoramic / methods*
Reproducibility of Results
Sensitivity and Specificity

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