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Digital film library.
NIOSH 1975 Aug; :1-14
Increasing automation of the diagnosis of diseases requires conversion of images on film into a series of digital words representing each point on the film, which can then be read by computers. The diagnosed pneumoconiosis X-ray library of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare is converted into a high resolution digital data base. The scanning equipment, x-ray setup and scan, and software are described, and the punch format and descriptions for zone reading study are listed.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-74-0071; Diagnostic-techniques; Data-analysis; Information-systems; Respiratory-system-disorders; X-ray-diagnosis
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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