Alignment by Cross-Correlation

  • Joachim Frank
  • Bruce F. McEwen


Highest precision in the alignment of projections is one of the prerequisites of tomography. The effects of random translational alignment errors on the reconstruction can be appreciated by considering the much simpler situation where a given number of images containing the same motif are averaged.


Tilt Angle Input Image Input File Rotational Alignment Shift Vector 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Frank
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bruce F. McEwen
    • 1
  1. 1.Wadsworth Center for Laboratories and ResearchWadsworth Center for Laboratories and ResearchAlbanyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public HealthState University of New York at AlbanyBolognaItaly

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