13 March 2013 Novel algebraic reconstruction technique for faster and finer CT reconstruction
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n this paper, we present an innovative iterative algorithm for tomographic reconstruction. Algebraic reconstruction technique (ART) which is considered as the core of iterative approach has been enhanced to ensure much finer and faster reconstruction. Backprojection has been customized to make it work even when the projections are not uniformly distributed. Contour information of the object has been combined with customized backprojection to ensure a better initial guess to start ART iterations. Based on experiments with both simulated and real medical images it has been shown that the proposed modality is capable of computing more accurate reconstructions in addition with lower computational cost than traditional ART.
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Sajib Saha, Sajib Saha, Murat Tahtali, Murat Tahtali, Andrew Lambert, Andrew Lambert, Mark Pickering, Mark Pickering, } "Novel algebraic reconstruction technique for faster and finer CT reconstruction", Proc. SPIE 8783, Fifth International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2012): Computer Vision, Image Analysis and Processing, 878307 (13 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2011073; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2011073
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