The Radon Transform and Computerized Tomography

  • Elena Prestini
Part of the Applied and Numerical Harmonic Analysis book series (ANHA)


The word tomography comes from the Greek “tomos” meaning cut or slice. Computerized axial tomography (CAT), also referred to simply as computed tomography (CT), has been a major event in diagnostic medicine and brought a revolution in radiology together with MRI, which followed later.


Reconstruction Problem Photographic Plate Radon Transform Local Reconstruction Mayo Graduate School 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena Prestini
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Rome “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly

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