Fisher information analysis of list-mode SPECT emission data for joint estimation of activity and attenuation distribution

@article{Rahman2018FisherIA,
  title={Fisher information analysis of list-mode SPECT emission data for joint estimation of activity and attenuation distribution},
  author={Md Ashequr Rahman and Yansong Zhu and Eric Clarkson and Matthew A. Kupinski and Eric C. Frey and Abhinav K. Jha},
  journal={Inverse Problems},
  year={2018},
  volume={36}
}
The potential to perform attenuation and scatter compensation (ASC) in single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) without a separate transmission scan is highly significant. In this context, attenuation in SPECT is primarily due to Compton scattering, where the probability of Compton scatter is proportional to the attenuation coefficient of the tissue and the energy of the scattered photon and the scattering angle are related. Based on this premise, we investigated whether the SPECT… 

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