Methods and systems for improving quality of an image

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Description

A method for improving quality of an image is described. The method includes reconstructing a first image of a sample volume, segmenting the first image to generate a first region and a second region, reconstructing a second image of the sample volume, and generating a final image from a combination of the segmentation, the first image, and the second image.

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Title
  • Methods and systems for improving quality of an image

Patent Number
  • US 7983462 B2

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Inventor
  • Ken D. Sauer

  • Charles A. Bouman

  • Jiang Hsieh

  • Jean-Baptiste Thibault

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Ken David Sauer

Other Application
  • 11/284,448

Prior Publication Date
  • 2007-05-24

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20070116343 A1

Claims
  • 16

Classification (US Patent)
  • 382/131; 382/132; 600/440;

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • G06T 5/50 (20130101); G06T 7/0081 (20130101); A61B 6/032 (20130101); A61B 6/4085 (20130101); G06T 2207/10081 (20130101); G06T 2207/20012 (20130101); G06T 2207/20221 (20130101); G06T 2207/30004 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • G06K 9/00 (20060101); A61B 8/00 (20060101)

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2011-07-19

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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