An energy minimisation approach to the registration, matching and recognition of images

  • Vassili Kovalev
  • Maria Petrou
Poster Session II
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1296)


This paper describes an image registration method for deformable objects like objects in medical images, in face or fingerprint recognitions tasks, etc. The method uses a global optimisation approach where a cost function is defined, capable of incorporating all available data and knowledge concerning the task. The method is demonstrated within the context of face recognition.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vassili Kovalev
    • 1
  • Maria Petrou
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsBelarus Academy of SciencesGomelBelarus
  2. 2.School of Electronic Engineering Information Technology and MathematicsUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK

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