Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Pitfalls in cone-beam CT point-spread-function measurement by micro phantom reconstruction,” Opt. Eng. 44, 017002-1-8 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Pixel-pyramid model for divergent projection geometry,” Opt. Eng. 44, 027002-1-10 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Three-dimensional PSF measurement of cone-beam CT system by iterative edge-blurring algorithm,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49, 1865–1880 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Breast volume denoising and noise characterization by 3D wavelet transform,” Comput. Med. Imaging Graph. 28, 235–246 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Filling the Radon domain of computed tomography by local convex combination,” Appl. Opt. 42, 7043–7051 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, T. Xu, S. Molloi, “Vessel diameter estimation in X-ray image using a watergauge algorithm,” J. Electron. Imaging 12, 724–742 (2003).

[CrossRef]

R. Ning, X. Tang, D. Conover, R. Yu, “Flat panel detector-based cone beam computed tomography with a circle-plus-two arcs data acquisition orbit: preliminary phantom study,” Med. Phys. 30, 1694–1705 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. F. Meinel, G. Wang, M. Jiang, T. Frei, M. Vannier, E. Hoffman, “Spatial variation of resolution and noise in multidetector row spiral CT,” Acad. Radiol. 10, 607–613 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Ning, B. Chen, R. Yu, D. Conover, X. Tang, Y. Ning, “Flat panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT angiography imaging: system evaluation,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 19, 949–963 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

K. Mueller, R. Yagel, J. J. Wheller, “Anti-aliased three-dimensional cone-beam reconstruction of low-contrast objects with algebraic methods,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 18, 519–537 (1999).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. C. Lagarias, J. A. Reeds, M. H. Wright, P. E. Wright, “Convergence properties of the Nelder-Mead simplex method in low dimensions,” SIAM J. Optim. 9, 112–147 (1998).

[CrossRef]

J. M. Boone, J. A. Seibert, “An analytic edge spread function model for computer fitting and subsequent calculation of the LSF and MTF,” Med. Phys. 21, 1541–1545 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

X. Yan, R. M. Leahy, “Derivation and analysis of a filtered backprojection algorithm for cone-beam projection data,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 10, 462–472 (1991).

[CrossRef]

I. A. Cunningham, A. Fenster, “A method for modulation transfer function determination from edge profiles with correction for finite element differentiation,” Med. Phys. 14, 533–537 (1987).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

S. M. Bentzen, “Evaluation of the spatial resolution of a CT scanner by direct analysis of the edge response function,” Med. Phys. 10, 579–581 (1983).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

S. M. Bentzen, “Evaluation of the spatial resolution of a CT scanner by direct analysis of the edge response function,” Med. Phys. 10, 579–581 (1983).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. M. Boone, J. A. Seibert, “An analytic edge spread function model for computer fitting and subsequent calculation of the LSF and MTF,” Med. Phys. 21, 1541–1545 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Ning, B. Chen, R. Yu, D. Conover, X. Tang, Y. Ning, “Flat panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT angiography imaging: system evaluation,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 19, 949–963 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Pixel-pyramid model for divergent projection geometry,” Opt. Eng. 44, 027002-1-10 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Pitfalls in cone-beam CT point-spread-function measurement by micro phantom reconstruction,” Opt. Eng. 44, 017002-1-8 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Breast volume denoising and noise characterization by 3D wavelet transform,” Comput. Med. Imaging Graph. 28, 235–246 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Three-dimensional PSF measurement of cone-beam CT system by iterative edge-blurring algorithm,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49, 1865–1880 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Filling the Radon domain of computed tomography by local convex combination,” Appl. Opt. 42, 7043–7051 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, T. Xu, S. Molloi, “Vessel diameter estimation in X-ray image using a watergauge algorithm,” J. Electron. Imaging 12, 724–742 (2003).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, D. Conover, “Accurate perspective projection calculation using a pixel-pyramid model for iterative cone-beam reconstruction,” in Physics of Medical Imaging, M. Yaffe, L. Antonuk, eds., Proc. SPIE5030, 728–739 (2003).

R. Ning, X. Tang, D. Conover, R. Yu, “Flat panel detector-based cone beam computed tomography with a circle-plus-two arcs data acquisition orbit: preliminary phantom study,” Med. Phys. 30, 1694–1705 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Ning, B. Chen, R. Yu, D. Conover, X. Tang, Y. Ning, “Flat panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT angiography imaging: system evaluation,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 19, 949–963 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, D. Conover, “Accurate perspective projection calculation using a pixel-pyramid model for iterative cone-beam reconstruction,” in Physics of Medical Imaging, M. Yaffe, L. Antonuk, eds., Proc. SPIE5030, 728–739 (2003).

I. A. Cunningham, A. Fenster, “A method for modulation transfer function determination from edge profiles with correction for finite element differentiation,” Med. Phys. 14, 533–537 (1987).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

I. A. Cunningham, A. Fenster, “A method for modulation transfer function determination from edge profiles with correction for finite element differentiation,” Med. Phys. 14, 533–537 (1987).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. F. Meinel, G. Wang, M. Jiang, T. Frei, M. Vannier, E. Hoffman, “Spatial variation of resolution and noise in multidetector row spiral CT,” Acad. Radiol. 10, 607–613 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. F. Meinel, G. Wang, M. Jiang, T. Frei, M. Vannier, E. Hoffman, “Spatial variation of resolution and noise in multidetector row spiral CT,” Acad. Radiol. 10, 607–613 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. Hsieh, Computed Tomography Principle, Design, Artifacts, Recent Advances, Vol. PM114 of the SPIE Press Monographs (SPIE, 2003).

A. K. Jain, Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing (Prentice-Hall, 1989).

J. F. Meinel, G. Wang, M. Jiang, T. Frei, M. Vannier, E. Hoffman, “Spatial variation of resolution and noise in multidetector row spiral CT,” Acad. Radiol. 10, 607–613 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. C. Kak, M. Slaney, Principles of Computerized Tomographic Imaging (IEEE Press, 1987).

J. C. Lagarias, J. A. Reeds, M. H. Wright, P. E. Wright, “Convergence properties of the Nelder-Mead simplex method in low dimensions,” SIAM J. Optim. 9, 112–147 (1998).

[CrossRef]

X. Yan, R. M. Leahy, “Derivation and analysis of a filtered backprojection algorithm for cone-beam projection data,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 10, 462–472 (1991).

[CrossRef]

L. D. Loo, “CT Acceptance testing,” in Specification, Acceptance Testing and Quality Control of Diagnostic X-ray Imaging Equipment, J. A. Seibert, G. T. Barnes, R. G. Gould, eds. (American Association of Physicists in Medicine, 1994).

J. F. Meinel, G. Wang, M. Jiang, T. Frei, M. Vannier, E. Hoffman, “Spatial variation of resolution and noise in multidetector row spiral CT,” Acad. Radiol. 10, 607–613 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, T. Xu, S. Molloi, “Vessel diameter estimation in X-ray image using a watergauge algorithm,” J. Electron. Imaging 12, 724–742 (2003).

[CrossRef]

K. Mueller, R. Yagel, J. J. Wheller, “Anti-aliased three-dimensional cone-beam reconstruction of low-contrast objects with algebraic methods,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 18, 519–537 (1999).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Pixel-pyramid model for divergent projection geometry,” Opt. Eng. 44, 027002-1-10 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Pitfalls in cone-beam CT point-spread-function measurement by micro phantom reconstruction,” Opt. Eng. 44, 017002-1-8 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Breast volume denoising and noise characterization by 3D wavelet transform,” Comput. Med. Imaging Graph. 28, 235–246 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Three-dimensional PSF measurement of cone-beam CT system by iterative edge-blurring algorithm,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49, 1865–1880 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Ning, X. Tang, D. Conover, R. Yu, “Flat panel detector-based cone beam computed tomography with a circle-plus-two arcs data acquisition orbit: preliminary phantom study,” Med. Phys. 30, 1694–1705 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Filling the Radon domain of computed tomography by local convex combination,” Appl. Opt. 42, 7043–7051 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Ning, B. Chen, R. Yu, D. Conover, X. Tang, Y. Ning, “Flat panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT angiography imaging: system evaluation,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 19, 949–963 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, D. Conover, “Accurate perspective projection calculation using a pixel-pyramid model for iterative cone-beam reconstruction,” in Physics of Medical Imaging, M. Yaffe, L. Antonuk, eds., Proc. SPIE5030, 728–739 (2003).

R. Ning, B. Chen, R. Yu, D. Conover, X. Tang, Y. Ning, “Flat panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT angiography imaging: system evaluation,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 19, 949–963 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. C. Lagarias, J. A. Reeds, M. H. Wright, P. E. Wright, “Convergence properties of the Nelder-Mead simplex method in low dimensions,” SIAM J. Optim. 9, 112–147 (1998).

[CrossRef]

J. M. Boone, J. A. Seibert, “An analytic edge spread function model for computer fitting and subsequent calculation of the LSF and MTF,” Med. Phys. 21, 1541–1545 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. C. Kak, M. Slaney, Principles of Computerized Tomographic Imaging (IEEE Press, 1987).

R. Ning, X. Tang, D. Conover, R. Yu, “Flat panel detector-based cone beam computed tomography with a circle-plus-two arcs data acquisition orbit: preliminary phantom study,” Med. Phys. 30, 1694–1705 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Ning, B. Chen, R. Yu, D. Conover, X. Tang, Y. Ning, “Flat panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT angiography imaging: system evaluation,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 19, 949–963 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

H. Turbell, “Cone-beam reconstruction using filtered backprojection,” Ph.D. dissertation (Linkopings University, 2001).

J. F. Meinel, G. Wang, M. Jiang, T. Frei, M. Vannier, E. Hoffman, “Spatial variation of resolution and noise in multidetector row spiral CT,” Acad. Radiol. 10, 607–613 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. F. Meinel, G. Wang, M. Jiang, T. Frei, M. Vannier, E. Hoffman, “Spatial variation of resolution and noise in multidetector row spiral CT,” Acad. Radiol. 10, 607–613 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

K. Mueller, R. Yagel, J. J. Wheller, “Anti-aliased three-dimensional cone-beam reconstruction of low-contrast objects with algebraic methods,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 18, 519–537 (1999).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. C. Lagarias, J. A. Reeds, M. H. Wright, P. E. Wright, “Convergence properties of the Nelder-Mead simplex method in low dimensions,” SIAM J. Optim. 9, 112–147 (1998).

[CrossRef]

J. C. Lagarias, J. A. Reeds, M. H. Wright, P. E. Wright, “Convergence properties of the Nelder-Mead simplex method in low dimensions,” SIAM J. Optim. 9, 112–147 (1998).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, T. Xu, S. Molloi, “Vessel diameter estimation in X-ray image using a watergauge algorithm,” J. Electron. Imaging 12, 724–742 (2003).

[CrossRef]

K. Mueller, R. Yagel, J. J. Wheller, “Anti-aliased three-dimensional cone-beam reconstruction of low-contrast objects with algebraic methods,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 18, 519–537 (1999).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

X. Yan, R. M. Leahy, “Derivation and analysis of a filtered backprojection algorithm for cone-beam projection data,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 10, 462–472 (1991).

[CrossRef]

R. Ning, X. Tang, D. Conover, R. Yu, “Flat panel detector-based cone beam computed tomography with a circle-plus-two arcs data acquisition orbit: preliminary phantom study,” Med. Phys. 30, 1694–1705 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Ning, B. Chen, R. Yu, D. Conover, X. Tang, Y. Ning, “Flat panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT angiography imaging: system evaluation,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 19, 949–963 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. F. Meinel, G. Wang, M. Jiang, T. Frei, M. Vannier, E. Hoffman, “Spatial variation of resolution and noise in multidetector row spiral CT,” Acad. Radiol. 10, 607–613 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Breast volume denoising and noise characterization by 3D wavelet transform,” Comput. Med. Imaging Graph. 28, 235–246 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Ning, B. Chen, R. Yu, D. Conover, X. Tang, Y. Ning, “Flat panel detector-based cone-beam volume CT angiography imaging: system evaluation,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 19, 949–963 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

X. Yan, R. M. Leahy, “Derivation and analysis of a filtered backprojection algorithm for cone-beam projection data,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 10, 462–472 (1991).

[CrossRef]

K. Mueller, R. Yagel, J. J. Wheller, “Anti-aliased three-dimensional cone-beam reconstruction of low-contrast objects with algebraic methods,” IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 18, 519–537 (1999).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, T. Xu, S. Molloi, “Vessel diameter estimation in X-ray image using a watergauge algorithm,” J. Electron. Imaging 12, 724–742 (2003).

[CrossRef]

S. M. Bentzen, “Evaluation of the spatial resolution of a CT scanner by direct analysis of the edge response function,” Med. Phys. 10, 579–581 (1983).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

I. A. Cunningham, A. Fenster, “A method for modulation transfer function determination from edge profiles with correction for finite element differentiation,” Med. Phys. 14, 533–537 (1987).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. M. Boone, J. A. Seibert, “An analytic edge spread function model for computer fitting and subsequent calculation of the LSF and MTF,” Med. Phys. 21, 1541–1545 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Ning, X. Tang, D. Conover, R. Yu, “Flat panel detector-based cone beam computed tomography with a circle-plus-two arcs data acquisition orbit: preliminary phantom study,” Med. Phys. 30, 1694–1705 (2003).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Pitfalls in cone-beam CT point-spread-function measurement by micro phantom reconstruction,” Opt. Eng. 44, 017002-1-8 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Pixel-pyramid model for divergent projection geometry,” Opt. Eng. 44, 027002-1-10 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Z. Chen, R. Ning, “Three-dimensional PSF measurement of cone-beam CT system by iterative edge-blurring algorithm,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49, 1865–1880 (2004).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. C. Lagarias, J. A. Reeds, M. H. Wright, P. E. Wright, “Convergence properties of the Nelder-Mead simplex method in low dimensions,” SIAM J. Optim. 9, 112–147 (1998).

[CrossRef]

A. K. Jain, Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing (Prentice-Hall, 1989).

Z. Chen, R. Ning, D. Conover, “Accurate perspective projection calculation using a pixel-pyramid model for iterative cone-beam reconstruction,” in Physics of Medical Imaging, M. Yaffe, L. Antonuk, eds., Proc. SPIE5030, 728–739 (2003).

H. Turbell, “Cone-beam reconstruction using filtered backprojection,” Ph.D. dissertation (Linkopings University, 2001).

A. C. Kak, M. Slaney, Principles of Computerized Tomographic Imaging (IEEE Press, 1987).

J. Hsieh, Computed Tomography Principle, Design, Artifacts, Recent Advances, Vol. PM114 of the SPIE Press Monographs (SPIE, 2003).

L. D. Loo, “CT Acceptance testing,” in Specification, Acceptance Testing and Quality Control of Diagnostic X-ray Imaging Equipment, J. A. Seibert, G. T. Barnes, R. G. Gould, eds. (American Association of Physicists in Medicine, 1994).