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European Conference on Biomedical Optics
Munich Germany
June 12, 2005
ISBN: 0-8194-5864-3
Modeling for Quantitative Tissue Spectroscopy and Imaging (ThB)

Performance of Diffusion Theory vs Monte Carlo Methods

Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg, Andreas Winnem, Rune Haaverstad, and Lars O.. Svaasand


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Diffuse skin reflectance was simulated by Monte Carlo methods and diffusion theory. Diffusion theory proved to agree well with measurements, and might in some applications supersede Monte Carlo methods due to faster, more efficient algorithms.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics

L. L. Randeberg, A. Winnem, R. Haaverstad, and L. O. Svaasand, "Performance of Diffusion Theory vs Monte Carlo Methods," in Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine III, A. Mycek, ed., Vol. 5862 of Proc. SPIE (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper ThB3.

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