, Volume 63, Issue 1, pp 121-133
Date: 19 Sep 2008

Numerical approximation of bioluminescence tomography based on a new formulation

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Abstract

Bioluminescence tomography (BLT) is a promising new method in biomedical imaging. The BLT problem is an ill-posed inverse source problem, usually studied through a regularization technique. A new approach is proposed for solving the BLT problem based on an adjoint equation. Numerical examples show that the new formulation allows us to obtain accurate solutions.