Musa Alrefaya

Musa Alrefaya
Vrije Universiteit Brussel | VUB · Electronics and Informatics (ETRO)

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We propose filtering the PET sinograms with a constraint curvature motion diffusion. The edge-stopping function is computed in terms of edge probability under the assumption of contamination by Poisson noise. We show that the Chi-square is the appropriate prior for finding the edge probability in the sinogram noise-free gradient. Since the sinogram...
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Radiologists face difficulties when reading and interpreting Positron Emission Tomography (PET) images because of the high noise level in the raw-projection data (i.e. the sinogram). The later may lead to erroneous diagnoses. Aiming at finding a suitable denoising technique for PET images, in our first work, we investigated filtering the sinogram w...
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Object based image analysis has gained on the traditional per-pixel multi-spectral based approaches. The main pitfall of using anisotropic diffusion for creating a multi scale representation of a remotely sensed image remains the computational burden. Producing the coarser scales in a multi scale representation or, diffusing spatially large images...
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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is an important nuclear medicine imaging technique which enhances the effectiveness of diagnosing many diseases. The raw-projection data, i.e. the sinogram, from which the PET is reconstructed, contains a very high level of Poisson noise. The latter complicates the PET image’s interpretation which may lead to erro...
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The high incidence of breast cancer in women has increased significantly in the recent years. The most familiar breast tumors types are mass and microcalcification. Mammograms—breast X-ray—are considered the most reliable method in early detection of breast cancer. Computer-aided diagnosis system can be very helpful for radiologist in detection and...

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