Past and future directions in x-ray computed tomography (CT)

Frank Natterer, Erik L. Ritman

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We give a short account of the history of CT from motion tomography in the early 1930's to sprial CT. We discuss the physical and the mathematical background. Finally we give an outlook on possible future developments of CT and related techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)175-187
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Software
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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