First experiences with a semantic modelling method to guide simulation-based PACS development

W.J.J. Stut Jr, M.R. van Steen, L.P.J. Groenewegen, A.R. Bakker

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Abstract

The design of PAC systems benefits from modelling and simulation. Within the scope of the Dutch PACS project several simulation studies have shown that simulation is a powerful tool to evaluate hardware architectures, image management strategies and clinical working methods before they are actually implemented. Besides using simulation techniques for obtaining insight into a PACS's performance and behaviour, they can also be applied to actively support the design of a PACS. In order to capture the full complexity of PAC systems in a simulation model, and to take full advantage of simulation as a design tool, we are currently developing new techniques for model construction. This paper summarizes the underlying principles of our modelling method, and describes our first experiences with it.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMedical Imaging IV
Subtitle of host publicationPACS Systems Design and Evaluation
EditorsSamuel J. Dwyer III, R.Gilbert Jost
PublisherSPIE
Pages855-858
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780819402776
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1990
Externally publishedYes
EventMedical Imaging IV: PACS System Design and Evaluation - Newport Beach, United States
Duration: 4 Feb 19909 Feb 1990

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE
PublisherSPIE
Volume1234

Conference

ConferenceMedical Imaging IV
CountryUnited States
CityNewport Beach
Period4/02/909/02/90

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Stut Jr, W. J. J., van Steen, M. R., Groenewegen, L. P. J., & Bakker, A. R. (1990). First experiences with a semantic modelling method to guide simulation-based PACS development. In S. J. Dwyer III, & R. G. Jost (Eds.), Medical Imaging IV: PACS Systems Design and Evaluation (pp. 855-858). (Proceedings of SPIE; Vol. 1234). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.19015