contour analysis

contour analysis

[′kän‚tu̇r ə′nal·ə·səs]
(computer science)
In optical character recognition, a reading technique that employs a roving spot of light which searches out the character's outline by bouncing around its outer edges.
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Slope, Aspect, Hill shade, contour analysis and DTM were generated by using GIS techniques available in ArcGIS 9.3 software and its 3D analysis extension.
It provides cardiac output measurement based on pulse contour analysis and intermittently through transpulmonary thermodilution technique.
Finally, it makes the use of pulse contour analysis for the estimation of cardiac output impossible, as this relies on accurate, optimally-damped ABP measurements.
Saugel, "Autocalibrating pulse contour analysis based on radial artery applanation tonometry for continuous non-invasive cardiac output monitoring in intensive care unit patients after major gastrointestinal surgery--A prospective method comparison study," Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol.
Since several years, less-invasive methods like pulse contour analysis or esophageal Doppler for estimation of cardiac output (CO) or stroke volume (SV) have been more and more established in daily clinical routine.
With active contour analysis acting as the core in this paper, we propose a bottom-up saliency detection algorithm combining with the Bayesian model and the global color distribution.
It therefore stands to reason that Spectrum was hired by SBS to oversee the engineering and signal contour analysis and review for W244BQ, a 90-watt directional FM translator assigned to 96.7 MHz and licensed to Park Ridge, Ill.
Some of the measurements this system is capable of include 3D facial contour analysis, lip texture & volume analysis, 3D acne scar visualization, and subsurface pigment detection.
LiDCO [sub]rapid Pulse Contour Analysis System was also established and calibrated to measure SV, CO and increase in SV (∆SV) in all patients, but it was only used for guiding fluid therapy in the GDFT group.
A simple contour analysis function is included (four types: step, step amount, area, and coordinate difference).
Contour analysis. A further analysis of suitability was done using the respective contours of each type of interpolation.