An inexpensive parallel-processing subsystem for the rapid interpolation of CT image planes is demonstrated with a variety of node topologies. The subsystem is based on a tree network of INMOS T414 Transputer processors and is hosted by an AT-based image workstation. The subsystem accepts a stack of eight arbitrarily-spaced 256 x 256 image planes from the host. Subsystem output to the host consists of a stack of 32 scaled and evenly-spaced image planes (256 x 256 x 32 with cubic voxels). Benchmark execution times ranged from 12.3 seconds for three nodes to 5.8 seconds for eight nodes.
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