(19) United States
(12) Patent Application Publication (io) Pub. No.: US 2003/0156763 Al
Soderman (43) Pub. Date: Aug. 21,2003
(54) METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR REDUCING NOISE
(75) Inventor: Tobias Soderman, Balinge (SE)
FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI, LLP
HOUSTON, TX 77010-3095 (US) (73) Assignee: GYROS AB.
(21) Appl. No.: 10/331,399
(22) Filed: Dec. 30, 2002
(30) Foreign Application Priority Data
Dec. 31, 2001 (SE) 0104464-9
Oct. 17, 2002 (WO) PCT/SE02/01678
The present invention concerns a method and an arrangement for reducing noise in a substance raw data image containing noise. The method may comprise following steps in any order for removing different noise signals contributions step-by-step in any order in a substance raw data image: reducing background radiation; reducing peak disturbance; locating the detection area within the search area; moving binary artifacts; removing unwanted areas of the detection area; and applying default detection area in noisy images). The present invention also relates to a method and an arrangement for determining a measure of at least one substance.