Scanning Methods and Reconstruction Algorithms for Computerized Tomography

  • H. K. Huang
  • R. S. Ledley


The development of computerized tomography has undoubtedly been the most significant advancement in the x-ray field since the discovery of the x-ray by Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen in 1895. Although conventional medical roentgenography was valuable in evaluating tissues with large differential densities, it could not clearly distinguish most soft-tissue structures and displayed overlapping, superimposed shadows of the area under investigation.


Photomultiplier Tube Scanning Time Filter Function Computerize Tomographical Technology Convolution Method 
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© United Engineering Trustees 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. K. Huang
    • 1
  • R. S. Ledley
    • 1
  1. 1.Georgetown University Medical SchoolUSA

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