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Optical Engineering

Compressed sensing algorithms for fan-beam computed tomography image reconstruction
Author(s): Jun Zhang; Jun Wang; Hongquan Zuo; Guangwu Xu; Jean-Baptiste Thibault
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Paper Abstract

Compressed sensing can recover a signal that is sparse in some way from a small number of samples. For computed tomography (CT) imaging, this has the potential to obtain good reconstruction from a smaller number of projections or views, thereby reducing the amount of radiation that a patient is exposed to In this work, we applied compressed sensing to fan beam CT image reconstruction, which is a special case of an important 3-D CT problem (cone beam CT). We compared the performance of two compressed sensing algorithms, denoted as the LP and the QP, in simulation. Our results indicate that the LP generally provides smaller reconstruction error and converges faster; therefore, it is preferable.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 51(7) 071402 doi: 10.1117/1.OE.51.7.071402
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 51, Issue 7
Show Author Affiliations
Jun Zhang, Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (United States)
Jun Wang, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
Hongquan Zuo, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
Guangwu Xu, Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (United States)
Jean-Baptiste Thibault, GE Healthcare (United States)


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