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An image processing technique especially useful in processing digital radiographic images. A method for finding a histogram region of interest for improved tone scale reproduction of digital radiographic images includes the following steps. A digital radiographic image is randomly sampled with a sample having an appropriate size to delineate an object of interest. Each sample is processed using texture analysis techniques to extract a plurality of texture features. Using the extracted texture features, each sample is classified with a previously trained neural network classifier to determine its class. Last, the pixel values belonging to the same class are accumulated to form separate histograms for each class. Each of the histograms are then used to optimize tone scale reproduction.

Title
Technique for finding the histogram region of interest for improved tone scale reproduction of digital radiographic images
Application Number
8/152772
Publication Number
5426684
Application Date
November 15, 1993
Publication Date
June 20, 1995
Inventor
Lori L Barski
Mendon
NY, US
Roger S Gaborski
Pittsford
NY, US
Agent
William F Noval
Assignee
Eastman Kodak Company
NY, US
IPC
G01N 23/04
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