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Steps towards automatic building of anatomical atlases
Author(s): Gerard Subsol; Jean-Philippe Thirion; Nicholas Ayache
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a general scheme for the building of anatomical atlases. We propose to use specific and stable features, the crest lines (or ridge lines) which are automatically extracted from 3D images by differential geometry operators. We have developed non-rigid registration techniques based on polynomial transformations to find correspondences between lines. We got encouraging results for the building of atlases of the crest lines of the skull and of the brain based on several CT-Scan and MRI images of different patients.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2359, Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994, (9 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185204
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Gerard Subsol, INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis (France)
Jean-Philippe Thirion, INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis (France)
Nicholas Ayache, INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2359:
Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994
Richard A. Robb, Editor(s)

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