Table 2: Reconstruction rate of different reconstruction algorithms.

Algorithm reconstructionComputation timeInput image sizeVolume sizeHardware usedReference

VBMs
VNN0.96 sec per image3.0 GHz CPUSherebrin et al. [28] (1996)
Stradx0.1 sec per any-plane sliceRegular PC in 2002Prager et al. [25, 105] (1999, 2002)
DW0.067 sec per image500 MHz Pentium III workstationWelch et al. [23] (2000)
Probe trajectory0.8–2.6 sec per image3.2 GHz Pentium
Coupé et al. [31] (2005)

PBMs
PNN0.033 sec per imageCropped from 2 CPU 933 MHZ Pentium workstation Gobbi and Peters [33] (2002)
PTL (kernel: )0.05 sec per image (alpha blending)
0.08 sec per image (compounding)
Cropped from
2 CPU 933 MHZ Pentium workstation Gobbi and Peters [33] (2002)
Spherical kernel () linear weighting0.62 sec per image2.4 GHz Pentium IVBarry et al. [38] (1997)
SDW
Spherical kernel () nonlinear weighting
0.75 sec per image2.4 GHz Pentium IVHuang et al. [39] (2005)
SDW
Spherical kernel () nonlinear weighting
0.031 sec per image
3.4 GHz CPU
823 MHz GPU
Chen and Huang [50] (2016)
Ellipsoid kernel
Gaussian weighting
1.5 sec per imageIBM RS6000 model 560 workstationOhbuchi et al. [34] (1992)
Ellipsoid kernel, off-plane: Gaussian in-plane: linear2.6 sec per imageHP 9000/700 workstationOhbuchi et al. [34] (1992)
3D kernel0.033 sec per image1.86 GHz CPU
600 MHz GPU
Dai et al. [49] (2010)

FBMs
Bezier interpolation0.008 sec per image3.4 GHz CPU
823 MHz GPU
Chen and Huang [50] (2016)