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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2001
  • pp: 1027–1032

Multicriterion cross-entropy minimization approach to positron emission tomographic imaging

Yuanmei Wang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 1027-1032 (2001)

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A multicriterion cross-entropy minimization approach to positron emission tomographic (PET) imaging is described. An unexplored multicriterion cross-entropy optimization algorithm based on weighted-sum scalarization is used to solve this problem. The efficacy of the algorithm is compared with that of the single-criterion optimization algorithm and the convolution backprojection method for image reconstruction from computer-generated projection data and Siemens PET scanner data. The algorithms described have been implemented on a PIII/686 microcomputer.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems

Original Manuscript: April 20, 2000
Revised Manuscript: September 13, 2000
Manuscript Accepted: October 31, 2000
Published: May 1, 2001

Yuanmei Wang, "Multicriterion cross-entropy minimization approach to positron emission tomographic imaging," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 18, 1027-1032 (2001)

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