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Efficient generation of 3-D images and off-axis projections using a PC-based parallel-processing subsystem

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2 Author(s)
Cannon, S.R. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Utah State Univ., Logan, UT, USA ; Allan, S.J.

A simple and inexpensive parallel-processing subsystem for the rapid generation and display of 3-D cardiac images from 2-D computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging planes is presented. Parallel versions of algorithms for image interpolation, surface tracking, and 3-D image rendering were developed and implemented using a network of four INMOS transputers which are hosted by a PC-type computer. The subsystem accepts a stack of arbitrarily spaced 2-D image planes and efficiently produces a surface-shaded 3-D orthoprojection image which can then be arbitrarily rotated for viewing. It is concluded that this transputer-based subsystem hosted by a simple PC computer represents a cost-effective alternative to Pixar-style image processing workstations and is capable of generating high-resolution 3-D images in a reasonable amount of time

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Computers in Cardiology 1990, Proceedings.

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23-26 Sep 1990

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