A Combinatorial Method for 3D Landmark-Based Morphometry: Application to the Study of Coronal Craniosynostosis

  • Emeric Gioan
  • Kevin Sol
  • Gérard Subsol
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7512)


We present a new method to analyze, classify and characterize 3D landmark-based shapes. It is based on a framework provided by oriented matroid theory, that is on a combinatorial encoding of convexity properties. We apply this method to a set of skull shapes presenting various types of coronal craniosynostosis.


Convex Hull Convexity Property Oriented Matroid Skull Shape Anterior Clinoid Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emeric Gioan
    • 1
  • Kevin Sol
    • 1
  • Gérard Subsol
    • 1
  1. 1.LIRMM, CNRS / Université Montpellier 2France

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