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Differential geometry of the cortical surface
Author(s): Sarang C. Joshi; Jing Wang; Michael I. Miller; David C. Van Essen; Ulf Grenander
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Paper Abstract

The cortical fold is one of the most striking features of the brain and it plays a tremendously important role in understanding brain function. In this paper we build a precise mathematical representation of a typical cortical surface. This representation will allow us to make statements about the geometry of the surface and will enable us to compute intrinsic geometrical properties such as the Mean and the Gaussian curvature of the surface.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 August 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2573, Vision Geometry IV, (11 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.216422
Show Author Affiliations
Sarang C. Joshi, Washington Univ. (United States)
Jing Wang, Washington Univ. (United States)
Michael I. Miller, Washington Univ. (United States)
David C. Van Essen, Washington Univ. School of Medicine (United States)
Ulf Grenander, Brown Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2573:
Vision Geometry IV
Robert A. Melter; Angela Y. Wu; Fred L. Bookstein; William D. K. Green, Editor(s)

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