News tagged with image processing

Minimizing communication between cores

In the mid-1990s, Matteo Frigo, a graduate student in the research group of computer-science professor Charles Leiserson (whose work was profiled in the previous installment in this series), developed a parallel version of a fast Fou ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Manufacturing medical implants at a high speed

Intelligent software from Siemens for virtual planning and for the control of machine tools is making it possible for medical implants to be manufactured faster and less expensively. The challenge with artificial ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Software
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Performing blood counts automatically

If a blood count is abnormal, the medical laboratory scientist has to manually perform a differential blood count analysis. This costs time and money. The computer-assisted blood cell analysis system HemaCAM by the company ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Engineering
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Evolutionary bestseller in image processing

The eye is not just a lens that takes pictures and converts them into electrical signals. As with all vertebrates, nerve cells in the human eye separate an image into different image channels once it has been ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Aging process revealed by lactate in the brain

Swedish researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown that they may be able to monitor the aging process in the brain, by using MRI technique to measure the brain lactic acid levels. Their findings suggest that the lactate ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Medical research
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