Hybrid deformable image registration using a closed-form free form deformation approach

Sharon Xiaolei Huang, Hongsheng Li, Yaoyao Zhu

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Abstract

This paper describes an efficient non-rigid image registration method using a B-spline based Free Form Deformation (FFD) model. The proposed method is very efficient, in that it utilises sparse feature correspondences to estimate an elastic deformation field in a closed form. In a multi-resolution manner, the method is able to recover small to large nonrigid deformations, and the resulting deformation field is globally smooth and guarantees one-to-one mapping between the two registered images.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-258
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology
Volume8
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2012

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  • Biomedical Engineering

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