Dr. Jiang Hsieh
Chief Scientist at
SPIE Involvement:
| Fellows Committee | Fellow status | Conference Chair | Conference Program Committee | Author | Instructor
Area of Expertise:
Computed Tomography , Tomographic Reconstruction , CT Calibration , Image Processing , Advanced Application
Conference Committee Involvement (5)
Physics of Medical Imaging
9 February 2009 | Lake Buena Vista (Orlando Area), Florida, United States
Physics of Medical Imaging
18 February 2008 | San Diego, California, United States
Physics of Medical Imaging
18 February 2007 | San Diego, CA, United States
Physics of Medical Imaging
12 February 2006 | San Diego, California, United States
Physics of Medical Imaging
13 February 2005 | San Diego, California, United States
Course Instructor
SC471: Principles and Advancements in X-ray Computed Tomography
This course will present a description of the fundamental physics and mathematical principles of CT. Key system performance parameters and design tradeoffs are reviewed. Causes and corrections of various image artifacts are extensively discussed. Potential impact of image artifacts and performance parameters on other computer-based algorithms, such as CAD and 3D volume rendering, is outlined. The second part of the tutorial will focus on the recent technology advancements in CT. Basic principles, benefits, and inherent issues associated with the helical (spiral) CT, multi-slice CT, and volumetric CT will be described. Different reconstruction approaches to combat artifacts associated with cone beam and helical interpolation are examined. The tutorial will conclude with a discussion on the recent advancements in CT applications, such as cardiac imaging, perfusion, dual energy, and fluoroscopy.
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