cone-beam, efficient inversion, exact inversion
We extend an efficient cone beam transform inversion formula, proposed earlier for helices, to a general class of curves. The conditions that describe the class are very natural. Curves C are smooth, without self-intersections, have positive curvature and torsion, do not bend too much in a certain sense, and do not admit lines which are tangent to C at one point and intersect C at another point. A domain U is found where reconstruction is possible with a filtered backprojection type algorithm. Results of numerical experiments demonstrate very good image quality. The algorithm developed is useful for image reconstruction in computerized tomography.
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Kapralov, Mikhail, "Efficient Inversion Of The Cone Beam Transform For A General Class Of Curves" (2007). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 3221.