Improving autoradiograph resolution using image restoration techniques

J. A. Goyette*, G. D. Lapin, M. G. Kang, A. K. Katsaggelos

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Abstract

In this article the point spread function of autoradiography is experimentally measured and used with digital image restoration techniques to improve the resolution of autoradiographs. We compare two regularized iterative image restoration algorithms applied to autoradiography. A nonlinear filter is used for the removal of film grain noise prior to restoration. Our results indicate a 27 percent improvement in resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)571-574
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine
Volume13
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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