Method and system for image reconstruction

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Description

Disclosed is an imaging system including a source generating an x-ray beam, a detector array receiving the x-ray beam and generating projection data, a translatable table configured for disposal of an object thereon and operable to translate in relation to the source and the detector array, the source and the detector array rotating about the translatable table to scan the object, and an image reconstructor electrically coupled to the detector array and configured to reconstruct an image in response to the projection data via an iterative reconstruction technique configured to perform a targeted statistical reconstruction.

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Attribute NameValues
Title
  • Method and system for image reconstruction

Patent Number
  • US 8135186 B2

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Inventor
  • Charles A. Bouman

  • Ken D. Sauer

  • Jean-Baptiste Thibault

  • Zhou Yu

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Ken D. Sauer

Other Application
  • 12/020,311

Prior Publication Date
  • 2009-07-30

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20090190814 A1

Claims
  • 17

Classification (US Patent)
  • 382/128; 378/19; 378/4; 378/8; 382/131; 600/300;

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

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

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2012-03-13

Publisher
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Assignee
  • University of Notre Dame Du Lac

  • Purdue Research Foundation (West Lafayette, IN)

  • General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)

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