Narrow Band to Image Registration in the Insight Toolkit

  • Lydia Ng
  • Luis Ibáñez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2717)


This paper introduces the new concept of narrow-band to image registration. Narrow-banding is a common technique used in the solution of level set approaches to image processing. For our application, the narrow-band describes the shape of an object by using a data structure containing the signed distance values at a small band of neighboring pixels. This compact representation of an object is well suited for performing registration against a standard image as well as against another narrow-band. The novel technique was implemented in the registration framework of the NLM Insight Toolkit (ITK). This implementation illustrates the great advantage of a modular framework structure that allows researchers to concentrate in the interesting aspects of a new algorithm by building on an existing set of predefined components for providing the rest of standard functionalities that are required.


Narrow Band Image Registration Registration Process Capture Radius Registration Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lydia Ng
    • 1
  • Luis Ibáñez
    • 2
  1. 1.Insightful CorporationSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Kitware Inc.Clifton ParkUSA

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