The Handbook of Medical Image Perception and Techniques

The Handbook of Medical Image Perception and Techniques

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Cambridge University Press, 2009-12-03
EAN 9780521513920, ISBN10: 0521513928

Hardcover, 436 pages, 28.2 x 24.1 x 2.5 cm
Language: English

This state-of-the-art book reviews key issues and methods in medical image perception research through associated techniques, illustrations and examples. Written by key figures in the field, the book covers a range of topics including the history of medical image perception research, the basics of vision and cognition, and dedicated application areas, especially those concerned with the interface between the clinician and the display of medical image data. It summarises many of the basic techniques used to conduct and analyse medical image perception and observer performance research, allowing readers to understand basic research techniques so they can adopt them for use in their own studies. Written for both newcomers to the field and experienced researchers, this book provides a broad overview of medical image perception, and will serve as a reference volume for years to come.