Quantifying the Performance of Imaging Systems

H. H. Barrett, W. E. Smith, K. J. Myers, T. D. Milster, R. D. Fiete

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A figure of merit for characterizing the performance of medical imaging systems is suggested. It depends on statistical properties of the object and noise and on the transfer matrix specifying the imaging system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-69
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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