Variational Image Registration with Local Properties

  • Sven Kabus
  • Astrid Franz
  • Bernd Fischer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4057)


In this paper we are concerned with elastic medical image registration. By spatially varying parameters, a displacement field can be reached which is adapted to local material properties. In addition, it enables the introduction of discontinuities within the displacement field inbetween different anatomical structures, like bones and soft tissue. The capability of this approach is demonstrated by various academic examples.


Reference Image Image Registration Nonrigid Registration Template Image Brain Shift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sven Kabus
    • 1
    • 2
  • Astrid Franz
    • 2
  • Bernd Fischer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsUniversity of LübeckLübeckGermany
  2. 2.Philips Research LaboratoriesHamburgGermany

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