An Image Processing Approach Based on Gnu Image Manipulation Program Gimp to the Panoramic Radiography

An Image Processing Approach Based on Gnu Image Manipulation Program Gimp to the Panoramic Radiography

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Author(s): Amelia Carolina Sparavigna

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.721 691 1310 57-67 Volume 4 - May 2015


We have recently proposed, in a paper published by the International Journal of Sciences, the use of some freely available image processing tools to enhance images of the fundus of the eye. In particular, we have discussed the use of GIMP, the GNU Image Manipulation Program, and of some wavelet filters and fractional gradient methods from other image processing programs. Here we propose GIMP to enhance the images given by panoramic radiography. This approach can produce an output image, which helps detecting faint details in such radiographic plates, which are quite important for dental treatments. Some case studies are discussed.


Image processing, Medical imaging, Panoramic Radiography, GIMP


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