1
Ben K Jang, Ralph Schaetzing: Method for automatic foreground and background detection in digital radiographic images. Eastman Kodak Company, William F Noval, December 7, 1993: US05268967 (128 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing method automatically separates (segments) the desired regions in a digital radiographic image (i.e., the body part being imaged) from the undesired regions (background areas around the body part that have received unattenuated radiation or foreground areas that have receiv ...


2

3
Ben K Jang: Automated method and system for region decomposition in digital radiographic images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, May 26, 1998: US05757953 (66 worldwide citation)

A digital radiographic image is segmented into various regions and a region thereof is further decomposed into subregions, wherein digital image data is acquired and subjected to multiple phases of digital imaging processes. The region decomposition method first uses progressively smoothing techniqu ...


4
Ben K Jang, Thomas R Mergler: Method and apparatus for irradiation field detection in digital radiographic images. Eastman Kodak Company, William F Novel, April 6, 1999: US05892840 (20 worldwide citation)

An automated method and apparatus are disclosed for detecting the irradiation field of a radiographic image, wherein digital image data is acquired and subjected to multiple phases of digital imaging processes. The image is first acquired by a radiation image recording apparatus through a landmark-s ...



Click the thumbnails below to visualize the patent trend.