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X-rays

  • Timothy G. Feeman
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Part of the Springer Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics and Technology book series (SUMAT)

Abstract

A computerized axial tomography (CAT or CT) scan is generated from a set of thousands of X-ray beams, consisting of 160 or more beams at each of 180 directions. To comprehend this large collection of X-rays, we must first understand just one beam.

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Word Tomography Image Construction Textbook Problem Shading Pattern Nonvertical Line 
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© Springer-Verlag New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesVillanova UniversityVillanovaUSA

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