Reconstruction of Ultrasound RF Echoes Modeled as Stable Random Variables

@article{Achim2015ReconstructionOU,
  title={Reconstruction of Ultrasound RF Echoes Modeled as Stable Random Variables},
  author={Alin Achim and Adrian Basarab and George Tzagkarakis and Panagiotis Tsakalides and Denis Kouame},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging},
  year={2015},
  volume={1},
  pages={86-95}
}
This paper introduces a new technique for reconstruction of biomedical ultrasound images from simulated compressive measurements, based on modeling data with stable distributions. The proposed algorithm exploits two types of prior information: on one hand, our proposed approach is based on the observation that ultrasound RF echoes are best characterized statistically by alpha-stable distributions. On the other hand, through knowledge of the acquisition process, the support of the RF echoes in… CONTINUE READING
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