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Multi-axial CT reconstruction from few view projections
Author(s): Sajib Saha; Murat Tahtali; Andrew Lambert; Mark Pickering
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Paper Abstract

This paper focuses on tomographic reconstruction from a smaller number of projections than usual. Whereas traditional CT scanner are based on sequential X-ray sources, the proposed methodology in this work is based on simultaneous x-ray sources on each projection. Simulations have shown that only four projections are needed to reconstruct a slice, which are captured simultaneously, offering drastic reduction of image capture time. Algebraic Reconstruction Technique (ART) has been used for reconstruction. Although ART has many advantages over the established methods, it remained unpopular due to its high computational cost, and most importantly due to the artefacts caused by the patient's movement during image capture. The simultaneity of the projections helps to overcome this serious shortcoming of ART.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8500, Image Reconstruction from Incomplete Data VII, 85000A (15 October 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.928899
Show Author Affiliations
Sajib Saha, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Murat Tahtali, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Andrew Lambert, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
Mark Pickering, Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8500:
Image Reconstruction from Incomplete Data VII
Philip J. Bones; Michael A. Fiddy; Rick P. Millane, Editor(s)

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