Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - Pay What You Want for the Learn to Code Bundle, includes AngularJS, Python, HTML5, Ruby, and more. ×

Submission + - Algorithm Brings Speedier, Safer CT Scans (

kenekaplan writes: Standard CT scanners can generate images of patient's body in less than five minutes today, but the radiation dose can be equal to about 70 chest X-rays. Lower powered CT scans can be used in non-emergency situations, but it can take more than 4 days to produce those images. Intel and GE created an algorithm that speeds up a computer's ability to process the low radiation dose scans by 100x, from 100 hours per image to 1 hour.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Algorithm Brings Speedier, Safer CT Scans

Comments Filter:

We're here to give you a computer, not a religion. - attributed to Bob Pariseau, at the introduction of the Amiga