Towards Physically-Sound Registration Using Object-Specific Properties for Regularization

  • Yong Zhang
  • Dmitry B. Goldgof
  • Sudeep Sarkar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2717)


We study a landmark-based image registration technique that uses elastic model and boundary mapping. Emphasis is given to the reconstruction of heterogeneous material properties and the use of recovered object-specific information to facilitate the registration computation. Tikhonov functional is used to estimate elastic property from landmarks with measurement uncertainty. A preliminary study using a 2D synthetic object indicates that incorporation of actual material properties in the registration method can improve registration accuracy and reduce computational cost.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong Zhang
    • 1
  • Dmitry B. Goldgof
    • 1
  • Sudeep Sarkar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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