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Re: Images in Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg14295] Re: Images in Mathematica
  • From: Lawrence Walker <lwalker701 at>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Oct 1998 01:21:13 -0400
  • Organization: Morgan State University: COMSARE
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I am interested in trying to do the same thing.  I tried importing a
bitmap file.  I then converted the cell to inputform.  The result was a
collection of graphic objects called RGBColor[].  This might help since
the picture is now in a form that can be manipulated.

Lawrence Walker

JOHN C ERB wrote:

> Oct 06, 1998
> Greetings;
> I would like to be able to import a scanned image (e.g., medical x-ray
> film) into Mathematica,
> and be able to ascertain the x and y coordinates of an object on that
> image (given that I have
> an x-y scale already on the image).
> Is there a package already available for doing this?  If not, does
> anyone have any suggestions
> as to how I might approach this problem?
> Thank you,
> John C. Erb
> email: John_C_Erb at

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