Outer Surface Reconstruction for 3D Fractured Objects

  • Anatoly Kornev
  • Laurent Babout
  • Marcin Janaszewski
  • Hugues Talbot
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6375)


We study surface reconstruction using a combination of anisotropic Gaussian filter and image segmentation technique -the minimum surface method. Anisotropic Gaussian filtering allows to manage a contrast between intensities of the discontinuity and the object in a desired direction. The minimum surface method detects properly outer boundaries even affected by boundary leakage in the vicinity of blurred edges. The algorithm is tested on a set of real 3D images of large corrosion cracks in stainless steel that initiated at the surface of the tested samples. Results are presented and discussed.


CT Image Segmentation Gaussian Filtering Minimal Surface 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anatoly Kornev
    • 1
  • Laurent Babout
    • 1
  • Marcin Janaszewski
    • 1
  • Hugues Talbot
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Engineering DepartmentTechnical University of ŁódźŁódźPoland
  2. 2.Departement InformatiqueUniversité de Paris-EastNoisy-Le-Grand CedexFrance

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