Adaptive regularization for three-dimensional optical diffraction tomography
Meeting • 17 December 2019AbstractIn these times of cold winter, Christmas, New Year, and others are approaching. What better reason could there be for planning a BIG meeting just before BIG Christmas? I will present you the ISBI paper we submitted. Optical diffraction tomography allows one to quantitatively measure the distribution of the refractive index of the sample. It relies on the resolution of an inverse scattering problem. Due to the limited range of views as well as optical aberrations and speckle noise, the quality of ODT reconstructions is usually better in lateral planes than in the axial direction. In this work, we propose an adaptive regularization to mitigate this issue. We first learn a dictionary from the lateral planes of an initial reconstruction that is obtained with a total- variation regularization. This dictionary is then used to enhance both the lateral and axial planes within a final reconstruction step. The proposed pipeline is validated on real data using an accurate nonlinear forward model. Comparisons with standard reconstructions are provided to show the benefit of the proposed framework.