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Table 1 Acronyms

From: Robustness to noise of arterial blood flow estimation methods in CT perfusion

Acronym Meaning
BFa_DOCM BFa values computed with the DOC algorithm
BFa_SM_sa BFa values obtained with the SM semiautomatic algorithm
BFa_SM_a BFa values provided by the SM automatic algorithm
BFa_SM_af Results of the SM automatic algorithm with filtering (i.e. after Cl(t) smoothing)
Patient study Simulations carried out for one patient and for all ten SNR values (for a total of 300 simulations)
SNR study Simulations carried out for one SNR value and for all five patients (150 simulations)
Simulation study 1500 simulations (all patients and all SNR values)
BFa min Simulation study (five patients, ten SNR values, thirty simulations, for a total of 1500 simulations) carried out with the reference BFa set at the min value (57.6)
BFa mean Simulation study carried out with the reference BFa set at the mean value (87.6)
BFa max Simulation study carried out with the reference BFa set at the max value (113.4)
  1. Acronyms used to illustrate results.