Nonlinear Estimation of Chromophore Concentrations and Shading from Hyperspectral Images

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9680)

Abstract

This paper aims to apply nonlinear estimation of chromophore concentrations: melanin, oxy-hemoglobin, deoxy-hemoglobin and shading to the real hyperspectral image of skin. Skin reflectance is captured in the wavelengths between 400 nm and 700 nm by hyperspectral scanner. Five-band wavelengths data are selected from skin reflectance. By using the cubic function which obtained by Monte Carlo simulation of light transport in multi-layered tissue, chromophore concentration is determined by minimizing residual sum of squares of reflectance.

Keywords

Melanin volume Blood volume Monte Carlo simulation Spectral reflectance 

References

  1. 1.
    Tsumura, N., Haneishi, H., Miyake, Y.: Independent-component analysis of skin color image. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A. 16, 2169–2176 (1999)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Miyake, Y., Yokoyama, Y., Tsumura, N., Haneishi, H., Miyata, K., Hayashi, J.: Development of multiband color imaging systems for recordings of art paintings. In: Proceeding of the SPIE, vol. 3648, pp. 218–225 (1999)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Haneishi, H., Hasegawa, T., Hosoi, A., Yokoyama, Y., Tsumura, N., Miyake, Y.: System design for accurately estimating the spectral reflectance of art paintings. Appl. Opt. 39, 6621–6632 (2000)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Tsumura, N., Kawabuchi, M., Haneishi, H., Miyake, Y.: Mapping pigmentation in human skin from a multi-channel visible spectrum image by inverse optical scattering technique. J. Imaging Sci. Technol. 45(5), 444–450 (2001)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Tsumura, N., Ojima, N., Sato, K., Shiraishi, M., Shimizu, H., Nabeshima, H., Akazaki, S., Hori, K., Miyake, Y.: Image-based skin color and texture analysis/synthesis by extracting hemoglobin and melanin information in the skin. ACM Trans. Graph. 22, 770–779 (2003)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Nishibori, M., Tsumura, N., Miyake, Y.: Why multispectral imaging in medicine? J. Imaging Sci. Technol. 48(2), 125–129 (2004)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Tsumura, N.: Physics and physiologically based image processing based on separation of hemoglobin, melanin and shading information in the skin image. In: 23rd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Photonics Society, Colorado, USA, 7–11 November 2010Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Yamamoto, S., Tsumura, N., Nakaguchi, T., Namiki, T., Kasahara, Y., Terasawa, K., Miyake, Y.: Regional image analysis of the tongue color spectrum. Int. J. Comput. Assist. Radiol. Surg. 6, 143–152 (2011)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Hirose, M., Akaho, R., Maita, C., Kuroshima, M., Tsumura, N.: Designing spectral sensitivities of mosaic 5-band camera for separating reflectance and pigment components in skin image. In: 11th Finland-Japan Joint Symposium on Optics in Engineering (OIE), Joensuu, Finland, 1–3 September 2015Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Kikuchi, K., Masuda, Y., Hirao, T.: Imaging of hemoglobin oxygen saturation ratio in the face by spectral camera and its application to evaluate dark circles. Skin Res. Technol. 19, 499–507 (2013)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Kobayashi, M., Ito, Y., Sakauchi, N., Oda, I., Konishi, I., Tsunazawa, Y.: Analysis of nonlinear relation for skin hemoglobin imaging. Opt. Exp. 9, 802–812 (2001)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Hirose, M., Kuroshima, M., Tsumura, N.: Nonlinear estimation of chromophore concentrations, shading and surface reflectance from five band images. In: 23rd Color and Imaging Conference (CIC 23), Darmstadt, Germany, 19–23 October 2015Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Poirier, G.: Human skin modelling and rendering, Master’s thesis (University of Waterloo, 2004) (2004)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Informatics and Imaging SystemsChiba UniversityChibaJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Advanced Integration ScienceChiba UniversityChibaJapan

Personalised recommendations