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Smooth intensity maps and the Bortfeld-Boyer sequencer

  • It has been empirically verified that smoother intensity maps can be expected to produce shorter sequences when step-and-shoot collimation is the method of choice. This work studies the length of sequences obtained by the sequencing algorithm by Bortfeld and Boyer using a probabilistic approach. The results of this work build a theoretical foundation for the up to now only empirically validated fact that if smoothness of intensity maps is considered during their calculation, the solutions can be expected to be more easily applied.

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Author:Ph. Süss, K.-H. Küfer
URN (permanent link):urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-15300
Serie (Series number):Berichte des Fraunhofer-Instituts für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik (ITWM Report) (109)
Document Type:Report
Language of publication:English
Year of Completion:2007
Year of Publication:2007
Publishing Institute:Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik
Date of the Publication (Server):2008/05/28
Tag:algorithm by Bortfeld and Boyer; intensity maps; sequences; smoothness
Faculties / Organisational entities:Fraunhofer (ITWM)
DDC-Cassification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 510 Mathematik
Licence (German):Standard gemäß KLUEDO-Leitlinien vor dem 27.05.2011