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Algorithms And Architectures For Statistical Image Processing In Emission Tomography
Author(s): Donald L. Snyder
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Paper Abstract

The advent in position-emission tomography of the measurement of the differential time-of-flight of annihilation photons, in addition to their line-of-flight, has necessitated the development of new reconstruction algorithms to replace the conventional filtered back-projection algorithm used when only line-of-flight information is available. The "confidence-weighted" and "estimated posterior-density weighted" algorithms are reviewed. The structure of these algorithms makes the use of parallel, pipelined processing-architectures possible and perhaps necessary for their practical use in clinical studies.

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Date Published: 28 November 1984
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0495, Real-Time Signal Processing VII, (28 November 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.944015
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Donald L. Snyder, Washington University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0495:
Real-Time Signal Processing VII
Keith Bromley, Editor(s)

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