Methods and systems to facilitate correcting gain fluctuations in iterative image reconstruction

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Description

Methods and systems for reconstructing an image are provided. The method includes performing a tomographic image reconstruction using a joint estimation of at least one of a gain parameter and an offset parameter, and an estimation of the reconstructed image.

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Title
  • Methods and systems to facilitate correcting gain fluctuations in iterative image reconstruction

Patent Number
  • US 8218715 B2

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Inventor
  • Ken D. Sauer

  • Charles A. Bouman

  • Jiang Hsieh

  • Jean-Baptiste Thibault

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Ken D. Sauer

Other Application
  • 12/602,194

Prior Publication Date
  • 2010-08-26

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20100215140 A1

Claims
  • 35

Classification (US Patent)
  • 378/4; 378/207; 382/131

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • A61B 6/032 (20130101); G06T 11/006 (20130101); G06T 2211/416 (20130101); G06T 2211/424 (20130101); A61B 6/027 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • A61B 6/00 (20060101)

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2012-07-10

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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