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Wavelet operators and their applications in computerized tomography
Author(s): Shiying Zhao; Ge Wang
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Paper Abstract

We present a viewpoint of studying biorthogonal wavelets by using wavelet operators. A characterization of MRA biorthogonal wavelets is given in the framework of wavelet operators. An efficient wavelet filtering algorithm based on this characterization is applied to Z-ray computerized tomography (CT) for multiresolution reconstruction and reduced X-ray exposure. Simulation results indicate that wavelet based reconstruction allows satisfactory image quality in a region of interest from local wavelet and global scaling components of projection data. The results are directly applicable to medical X-ray CT.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 October 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3169, Wavelet Applications in Signal and Image Processing V, (30 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279695
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Shiying Zhao, Univ. of Missouri/St. Louis (United States)
Ge Wang, Univ. of Iowa (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3169:
Wavelet Applications in Signal and Image Processing V
Akram Aldroubi; Andrew F. Laine; Michael A. Unser, Editor(s)

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