Poisson Approximation of Image Processes in Computer Tomography

  • D. Pfeifer
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Part of the Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization book series (STUDIES CLASS)


We present estimations and asymptotic expansions for the total variation distance between the superposition of independent Bernoulli point processes and the Poisson point process with the same intensity measure. Special emphasis is given to the lattice case which arises in connection with the image reconstruction in computer tomography.


Positron Emission Tomography Asymptotic Expansion Point Process Regional Cerebral Blood Flow Poisson Point Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Pfeifer
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  1. 1.Fachbereich MathematikUniversität OldenburgOldenburgGermany

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