interpolation, CT images, parallel-processing
An inexpensive parallel-processing subsystem for the rapid interpolation of CT image planes is demonstrated with a variety of node topologies. The subsystem is based on a tree network of INMOS T414 Transputer processors and is hosted by an AT-based image workstation. The subsystem accepts a stack of eight arbitrarily-spaced 256 x 256 image planes from the host. Subsystem output to the host consists of a stack of 32 scaled and evenly-spaced image planes (256 x 256 x 32 with cubic voxels). Benchmark execution times ranged from 12.3 seconds for three nodes to 5.8 seconds for eight nodes.
Original Publication Citation
Scott R. Cannon, Steven J. Allan, and William A. Barrett. "A Parallel-Processing Subsystem for Rapid 3-D Interpolation of CT Images," IEEE Proceedings of Computers in Cardiology, pp. 75-78, Bethesda, MD., 1988.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Barrett, William A.; Allan, Stephen J.; and Cannon, Scott R., "A Parallel-Processing Subsystem for Rapid 3-D Interpolation of CT Images" (1988). All Faculty Publications. 1199.
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
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