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  • Vol. 70, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1980
  • pp: 1539–1544

Comparison of some algorithms for reconstructing space-limited images

C. K. Rushforth and R. L. Frost  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 70, Issue 12, pp. 1539-1544 (1980)

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This paper deals with the long-standing problem of reconstructing an optical object of known finite spatial extent from an image that is a noisy low-pass-filtered version of the object. The development of a number of iterative reconstruction algorithms in recent years has created a resurgence of interest in this topic. We consider several reconstruction algorithms from a point of view that illuminates their performance in the presence of noise. We also introduce a new iterative reconstruction algorithm and compare its performance with that of an earlier algorithm proposed by Gerchberg.

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C. K. Rushforth and R. L. Frost, "Comparison of some algorithms for reconstructing space-limited images," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 70, 1539-1544 (1980)

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