Title

Local Tomography and the Motion Estimation Problem

Authors

Authors

A. Katsevich; M. Silver;A. Zamyatin

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Abbreviated Journal Title

SIAM J. Imaging Sci.

Keywords

motion estimation; edge entropy; cone beam; CARDIAC CT RECONSTRUCTION; MULTISLICE SPIRAL CT; COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY; RESPIRATORY MOTION; IMAGE-RECONSTRUCTION; CORONARY-ARTERIES; BEAM; REGISTRATION; COMPENSATION; HEART; Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence; Computer Science, Software; Engineering; Mathematics, Applied; Imaging Science & Photographic; Technology

Abstract

In this paper we study local tomography (LT) in the motion contaminated case. It is shown that microlocally, away from some critical directions, LT is equivalent to a pseudodifferential operator of order one. LT also produces nonlocal artifacts that are of the same strength as useful singularities. If motion is not accurately known, singularities inside the object f being scanned spread in different directions. A single edge can become a double edge. In such a case the image of f looks cluttered. Based on this observation we propose an algorithm for motion estimation. We propose an empiric measure of image clutter, which we call edge entropy. By minimizing edge entropy we find the motion model. The algorithm is quite flexible and is also used for solving the misalignment correction problem. The results of numerical experiments on motion estimation and misalignment correction are very encouraging.

Journal Title

Siam Journal on Imaging Sciences

Volume

4

Issue/Number

1

Publication Date

1-1-2011

Document Type

Article

Language

English

First Page

200

Last Page

219

WOS Identifier

WOS:000288991200008

ISSN

1936-4954

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