## Nonquadratic penalization improves near-infrared diffuse optical tomography |

JOSA A, Vol. 30, Issue 8, pp. 1516-1523 (2013)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.30.001516

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### Abstract

A new approach that can easily incorporate any generic penalty function into the diffuse optical tomographic image reconstruction is introduced to show the utility of nonquadratic penalty functions. The penalty functions that were used include quadratic (

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**OCIS Codes**

(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques

(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems

(110.6960) Imaging systems : Tomography

(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology

(110.0113) Imaging systems : Imaging through turbid media

(110.6955) Imaging systems : Tomographic imaging

**ToC Category:**

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

**History**

Original Manuscript: March 20, 2013

Revised Manuscript: June 8, 2013

Manuscript Accepted: June 10, 2013

Published: July 15, 2013

**Virtual Issues**

Vol. 8, Iss. 9 *Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics*

**Citation**

Ravi Prasad K. Jagannath and Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy, "Nonquadratic penalization improves near-infrared diffuse optical tomography," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A **30**, 1516-1523 (2013)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-30-8-1516

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