Mathematical methods for diffusion MRI processing

Lenglet C, Campbell JS, Descoteaux M, Haro G, Savadjiev P, Wassermann D, Anwander A, Deriche R, Pike GB, Sapiro G, Siddiqi K, Thompson PM

Neuroimage 2009 Mar;45(1 Suppl):S111-22

PMID: 19063977


In this article, we review recent mathematical models and computational methods for the processing of diffusion Magnetic Resonance Images, including state-of-the-art reconstruction of diffusion models, cerebral white matter connectivity analysis, and segmentation techniques. We focus on Diffusion Tensor Images (DTI) and Q-Ball Images (QBI).