Confidence Measure for Temporal Registration of Recurrent Non-uniform Samples

  • Meghna Singh
  • Mrinal Mandal
  • Anup Basu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4815)


Temporal registration refers to the methods used to align time varying sample sets with respect to each other. While reconstruction from a single sample set may generate aliasing, registration of multiple sample sets increases the effective sampling rate and therefore helps alleviate the problems created by low acquisition rates. However, since registration is mostly computed as an iterative best estimate, any error in registration translates directly into an increase in reconstruction error. In this paper we present a confidence measure based on local and global temporal registration errors, computed between sample sets, to determine if a given set of samples is suitable for inclusion in the reconstruction of a higher resolution temporal dataset. We also discuss implications of the non-uniform sampling theorem on the proposed confidence measure. Experimental results with real and synthetic data are provided to validate the proposed confidence measure.


Recurrent non-uniform sampling Temporal registration Confidence measure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meghna Singh
    • 1
  • Mrinal Mandal
    • 1
  • Anup Basu
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,University of Alberta, Edmonton, ABCanada
  2. 2.Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, ABCanada

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