Physics of fractional imaging in biomedicine

Sohail, A, Beg, OA, Li, Z and Maqbool, K 2018, 'Physics of fractional imaging in biomedicine' , Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology . (In Press)

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Medical imaging is a rapidly evolving sub-field of biomedical engineering as it considers novel approaches to visualizing biological tissues with the general goal of improving health. Medical imaging research provides improved diagnostic tools in clinical settings and thereby assists in the development of drugs and other therapies. Data acquisition and diagnostic interpretation with minimum error are important technical aspects of medical imaging. The image quality and resolution are critical in visualization of the internal aspects of patient’s body. Although a number of user-friendly resources are available for processing image features, such as enhancement, colour manipulation and compression, the development and refinement of new processing methods is still a worthwhile endeavour. In this article we aim to highlight the role of fractional calculus in imaging with the aid of a variety of practical examples.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0079-6107
Depositing User: OA Beg
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2018 09:26
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2018 12:41
URI: /id/eprint/46211

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