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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1980
  • pp: 2472–2476

Tomosynthesis and computer tomography: a continuous description with examples

W. J. Dallas  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 2472-2476 (1980)

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A continuous, as opposed to sampled, mathematical description applicable to 3-D image reconstruction from 2-D projections is applied to three examples. These examples are computer tomography, tomosynthesis, and coded-source tomosynthesis. The effects of various projection filtering procedures on reconstructed image quality are discussed for each example.

© 1980 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 17, 1979
Published: July 15, 1980

W. J. Dallas, "Tomosynthesis and computer tomography: a continuous description with examples," Appl. Opt. 19, 2472-2476 (1980)

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