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Volume 2012, Article ID 567067, 12 pages
Research Article

Automatic PET-CT Image Registration Method Based on Mutual Information and Genetic Algorithms

1Institute of Clinical Physiology, CNR, Via Moruzzi n.1, 56124 Pisa, Italy
2Fondazione Gabriele Monasterio, CNR-Regione Toscana, Via Moruzzi, 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy
3Department of Information Engineering, University of Pisa, Via Diotisalvi, 2, 56126 Pisa, Italy

Received 26 October 2011; Accepted 7 December 2011

Academic Editors: M. D. Blaufox, S. Kelle, and J. Q. Yu

Copyright © 2012 Martina Marinelli et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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