Iterative Reconstruction

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Description

An improved iterative reconstruction method to reconstruct a first image includes generating an imaging beam, receiving said imaging beam on a detector array, generating projection data based on said imaging beams received by said detector array, providing said projection data to an image reconstructor, enlarging one of a plurality of voxels and a plurality of detectors of the provided projection data, reconstructing portions of the first image with the plurality of enlarged voxels or detectors, and iteratively reconstructing the portions of the first image to create a reconstructed image.

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Attribute NameValues
Title
  • Iterative Reconstruction

Patent Number
  • US 8655033 B2

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Inventor
  • Kai Zeng

  • Charles A. Bouman

  • Bruno Kristiaan Bernard De Man

  • Jiang Hsieh

  • Ken D. Sauer

  • Jean-Baptiste Thibault

  • Zhou Yu

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Ken D. Sauer

Other Application
  • 12/607,309

Prior Publication Date
  • 2011-04-28

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20110097007 A1

Claims
  • 32

Classification (US Patent)
  • 382/128; 382/131;

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • G06T 11/006 (20130101); G06T 2211/424 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • G06K 9/00

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2014-02-18

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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