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Some Suggestions for Transmission Tomography Based on the EM Algorithm

  • John T. Kent
  • Christopher Wright
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 74)

Summary

The standard reconstruction method in transmission tomography is convolution back-projection. The purpose of this work is to investigate the extent to which the quality of the reconstruction can be improved by taking into account the stochastic nature of the measurement process and the underlying regularity of the image. Some interim results are presented based on the EM algorithm.

Keywords

Trabecular Bone Attenuation Coefficient Detector Count Label Pixel Human Wrist 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • John T. Kent
    • 1
  • Christopher Wright
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of LeedsLeedsEngland

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