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Proceedings of the 1st Amrita ACM-W Celebration of Women in Computing in India, A2CWiC'10, ACM New York, NY, USA , Coimbatore (2010)





Algorithms, Commonly used, Computer tomography, Computerized tomography, Fan-beam projections, Filtered backprojection algorithm, Fourier slice theorem, Fourier transforms, High precision, Human bodies, Internal organs, Mathematical transformations, Medical imaging, Quality metrics, Radon Transform, Reconstruction algorithms, Tomographic images


Computerized tomography is extensively used in the medical imaging field. It has made a revolutionary impact in diagnostic medicine, helping doctors to view the internal organs of the human body to a very high precision, at the same time ensuring complete safety to the patient. This paper is a study of two such reconstruction algorithms, most commonly used in computerized tomography. They are the filtered backprojection algorithm and the fanbeam projection algorithm respectively. A comparison between the performances of the two methods has been carried out using a set of quality metrics. The experimental results and the conclusions drawn are also included. © 2010 ACM.


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Cite this Research Publication

T. Arathi, Dr. Latha Parameswaran, and Dr. Soman K. P., “A study of reconstruction algorithms in computerized tomographic images”, Proceedings of the 1st Amrita ACM-W Celebration of Women in Computing in India, A2CWiC'10. ACM New York, NY, USA , Coimbatore, 2010.