Journal of Digital Imaging

, Volume 14, Supplement 1, pp 214–216

Using rigid motion constraints for the registration of free-form surfaces

Scientific Posters and Demonstrations

DOI: 10.1007/BF03190343

Cite this article as:
Liu, Y., Rodrigues, M.A. & Wei, B. Journal of Digital Imaging (2001) 14: 214. doi:10.1007/BF03190343


We present a new method for registration of free-form surfaces based on the iterative closest point (ICPI method and on geometric properties of reflected correspondence vectors. The method is based on computing relative gaps between reflected correspondences and between the projections of reflected correspondences along the rotation axis and using these to eliminate false matches. Experimental results on synthetic data and on real range images demonstrate that the method is robust and accurate for image registration with small motions.

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© Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yonghuai Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marcos A. Rodrigues
    • 1
    • 2
  • Baogang Wei
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Computing Research Centre, School of ComputingSheffield Hallam UniversitySheffieldUK
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina