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Non-linear Registration with the Variable Viscosity Fluid Algorithm

  • Hava Lester
  • Simon R. Arridge
  • Kalvis M. Jansons
  • Louis Lemieux
  • Joseph V. Hajnal
  • Anjela Oatridge
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1613)

Abstract

In this paper we classify inhomogeneous non-linear registration algorithms into those of variable data influence, of variable deformability and of variable model type. As examples we introduce three modifications of the viscous fluid registration algorithm: passing a filter over the computed force field, adding boundary conditions onto the velocity field, and re-writing the viscous fluid PDE to accommodate a spatially-varying viscosity field. We demonstrate their application on artificial test data, on pre-/post-operative MR head slices and on MR neck volumes.

Keywords

Registration Algorithm Magnetic Resonance Elastography Elastic Registration Scalp Region High Order Deformation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hava Lester
    • 1
  • Simon R. Arridge
    • 1
  • Kalvis M. Jansons
    • 2
  • Louis Lemieux
    • 3
  • Joseph V. Hajnal
    • 4
  • Anjela Oatridge
    • 4
  1. 1.Dept Computer ScienceUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Dept MathematicsUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Institute of NeurologyLondonUK
  4. 4.The MRC Cyclotron UnitHammersmith HospitalLondonUK

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