Joint L1 and total variation regularization for fluorescence molecular tomography

  title={Joint L1 and total variation regularization for fluorescence molecular tomography},
  author={Joyita Dutta and Sangtae Ahn and Changqing Li and Simon R. Cherry and Richard M. Leahy},
  journal={Physics in Medicine and Biology},
  pages={1459 - 1476}
Fluorescence molecular tomography (FMT) is an imaging modality that exploits the specificity of fluorescent biomarkers to enable 3D visualization of molecular targets and pathways in vivo in small animals. Owing to the high degree of absorption and scattering of light through tissue, the FMT inverse problem is inherently ill-conditioned making image reconstruction highly susceptible to the effects of noise and numerical errors. Appropriate priors or penalties are needed to facilitate… 

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