The Problem of Noise in MRI

  • Santiago Aja-Fernández
  • Gonzalo Vegas-Sánchez-Ferrero


In this preliminary chapter, the origin of the problem of noise in MR acquisitions is introduced and set in context. The three main issues dealt along the book are presented: noise modeling, noise estimation and noise filtering. The different parts and chapters of the book are reviewed.


Magnetic Resonance Imaging Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data Noise Estimation Magnetic Resonance Imaging Acquisition Rician Noise 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Santiago Aja-Fernández
    • 1
  • Gonzalo Vegas-Sánchez-Ferrero
    • 2
  1. 1.ETSI TelecomunicaciónUniversidad de ValladolidValladolidSpain
  2. 2.Harvard Medical SchoolBrigham and Womenʾs HospitalBostonUSA

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