1st Edition

MRI
Physics, Image Reconstruction, and Analysis




ISBN 9781482298871
Published October 28, 2015 by CRC Press
222 Pages 65 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has developed rapidly over the past decade, benefiting greatly from the newly developed framework of compressed sensing and its ability to drastically reduce MRI scan times. MRI: Physics, Image Reconstruction, and Analysis presents the latest research in MRI technology, emphasizing compressed sensing-based image reconstruction techniques.

The book begins with a succinct introduction to the principles of MRI and then:

  • Discusses the technology and applications of T1rho MRI
  • Details the recovery of highly sampled functional MRIs
  • Explains sparsity-based techniques for quantitative MRIs
  • Describes multi-coil parallel MRI reconstruction techniques
  • Examines off-line techniques in dynamic MRI reconstruction
  • Explores advances in brain connectivity analysis using diffusion and functional MRIs

Featuring chapters authored by field experts, MRI: Physics, Image Reconstruction, and Analysis delivers an authoritative and cutting-edge treatment of MRI reconstruction techniques. The book provides engineers, physicists, and graduate students with a comprehensive look at the state of the art of MRI.

Table of Contents

T1rho MR Imaging: Principle, Technology, and Application
Jing Yuan and Yi-Xiang J. Wang

Recursive Reconstruction of Highly Undersampled Functional MRI Sequences
Wei Lu, Ian C. Atkinson, and Namrata Vaswani

Compressed Sensing in Quantitative MRIs
Mariya Doneva and Alfred Mertins

Parallel Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Martin Uecker

Parallel Imaging and Reconstruction
Sreenath Narayan and Jun Miao

Accelerated Dynamic MRI Using Adaptive Signal Models
Sajan Goud Lingala and Mathews Jacob

Brain Connectivity Mapping and Analysis Using Diffusion MRI
Brian G. Booth and Ghassan Hamarneh

Brain Connectivity Assessed with Functional MRI
Aiping Liu, Junning Li, Martin J. McKeown, and Z. Jane Wang

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Biography

Angshul Majumdar is an assistant professor of electronics and communications engineering at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, India. He received his Ph.D from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Majumdar has published more than 50 papers in top-tier journals and conferences during the past 5 years, including more than 25 papers on reducing the acquisition time in magnetic resonance imaging and several papers on robust classification techniques with applications in face recognition, fingerprint recognition, and optical character recognition. Before he started in academia, he worked as a business consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Rabab Ward is a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. She has published more than 150 refereed journal papers and 300 refereed conference articles, and holds 6 patents. A fellow of several professional societies, Dr. Ward is highly decorated, having received the highest award of the IEEE Signal Processing Society; the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia’s top engineering award; and more. She is currently president-elect of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. She was the general chair of IEEE ICIP 2000 and co-chair of IEEE ICASSP 2013.