# Maximum likelihood estimation of the attenuated ultrasound pulse

@article{Rasmussen1994MaximumLE, title={Maximum likelihood estimation of the attenuated ultrasound pulse}, author={Klaus Bolding Rasmussen}, journal={IEEE Trans. Signal Process.}, year={1994}, volume={42}, pages={220-222} }

The attenuated ultrasound pulse is divided into two parts: a stationary basic pulse and a nonstationary attenuation pulse. A standard ARMA model is used for the basic pulse, and a nonstandard ARMA model is derived for the attenuation pulse. The maximum likelihood estimator of the attenuated ultrasound pulse, which includes a maximum likelihood attenuation estimator, is derived. The results of this correspondence are of great importance for deconvolution and attenuation imaging in medical…

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