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International Journal of Biomedical Imaging
Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 379486, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/379486
Research Article

Effect of Edge-Preserving Adaptive Image Filter on Low-Contrast Detectability in CT Systems: Application of ROC Analysis

1CT Systems Development Department, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, 1385 Shimoishigami, Otawara-Shi, Tochigi 324-8550, Japan
2Embedded Systems Solutions Division, Toshiba Information Systems (Japan) Corporation, 1-53 Nissin-Cho, Kawasaki-Ku, Kawasaki-Shi, Kanagawa 210-8540, Japan
3Department of Radiological Sciences, UCLA Medical center, David Geffen School of Medicine, 924 Westwood Bouelvard, Suite 650 Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
4Department of Radiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, 1-98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake-Cho, Toyoake-Shi, Aichi 470-1192, Japan

Received 17 July 2008; Revised 1 October 2008; Accepted 6 October 2008

Academic Editor: Guowei Wei

Copyright © 2008 Miwa Okumura et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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