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New high-performance 3D registration algorithms for 3D medical images
Author(s): Andre M. F. Collignon; Thierry Geraud; Dirk Vandermeulen; Paul Suetens; Guy Marchal
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Paper Abstract

In this presentation a new search method is proposed to improve the speed and accuracy of surface based registration algorithms. Furthermore, a parallel point projection based, multicomponent distance evaluation method is presented. This method offers an elegant solution to the problem of partially overlapping data sets. An adaptive outlier treatment method is also presented. Combination of all these new techniques results in a faster surface based algorithm with better accuracy, but above all with better reliability then existing surface based 3D registration algorithms. In the context of the surface correspondence problem, surface based registration algorithms are compared to feature matching methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 September 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1898, Medical Imaging 1993: Image Processing, (14 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154561
Show Author Affiliations
Andre M. F. Collignon, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
Thierry Geraud, Telecom Paris (France)
Dirk Vandermeulen, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
Paul Suetens, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
Guy Marchal, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1898:
Medical Imaging 1993: Image Processing
Murray H. Loew, Editor(s)

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