Geometric Deformable Models

Abstract

Geometric deformable models are deformable models that are implemented using the level set method. They have been extensively studied and widely used in a variety of applications in biomedical image analysis. In this chapter, the general geometric deformable model framework is first presented and then recent developments on topology, prior shape, intensity and motion, resolution, efficiency, robust optimization, and multiple objects are reviewed. Key equations and motivating and demonstrative examples are provided for many methods and guidelines for appropriate use are noted.

Keywords

Deformable Model Active Contour Model Topology Control Signed Distance Function Geodesic Active Contour 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HeartFlow, Inc.Redwood CityUSA
  2. 2.Elekta Inc.St. LouisUSA
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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