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Tomographic reconstruction of band-limited hermite expansions
Author(s): Wooram Park; Gregory S. Chirikjian
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Paper Abstract

In this work, we investigate the parallel-beam projection and reconstruction of band-limited Hermite expansions. Using a recently developed coordinate conversion technique, we show how the Fourier slice theorem can be directly applied. In our new approach, we do not introduce a non-integrable filter that appears in the filtered back projection method. Since a projection of a 2D band-limited Hermite expansion is a 1D band-limited Hermite expansion and the coordinate conversion technique is lossless with this special expansion, we can avoid a series of approximations that the classical tomography techniques make.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 March 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6913, Medical Imaging 2008: Physics of Medical Imaging, 691330 (18 March 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.769604
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Wooram Park, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Gregory S. Chirikjian, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6913:
Medical Imaging 2008: Physics of Medical Imaging
Jiang Hsieh; Ehsan Samei, Editor(s)

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