Methods, apparatus, and software to compensate for failed or degraded components

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Description

A method for improving images of an imaging system including a plurality of detector cells includes assigning a quality factor for each detector cell.

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Title
  • Methods, apparatus, and software to compensate for failed or degraded components

Patent Number
  • US 7440602 B2

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Inventor
  • Jiang Hsieh

  • Charles A. Bouman

  • Ken D. Sauer

  • Jean-Baptiste Thibault

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Ken David Sauer

Other Application
  • 10/990,921

Prior Publication Date
  • 2006-05-18

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20060104536 A1

Claims
  • 20

Classification (US Patent)
  • 382/128; 378/21; 382/220;

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • G06T 7/0004 (20130101); A61B 6/027 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • G06K 9/00 (20060101)

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2008-10-21

Publisher
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Assignee
  • University of Notre Dame Du Lac

  • General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)

  • Purdue Research Foundation (West Lafayette, IN)

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