Anatomy-Based Registration of Isometrically Transformed Surfaces Using Geodesic Area Functionals

  • Boaz Vigdor
  • Joseph M. Francos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6474)


A novel method for registration of isometrically transformed surfaces is introduced. The isometric transformation is locally decomposed into a sequence of low order transformations after manual analysis and partition of the template surface into its elementary parts. The proposed method employs geodesic moments, first, to find matching corresponding key points, and second, to generate matching regions for each of the object’s parts. The local transformation is estimated using second order moments of the corresponding regions. The method operation is demonstrated on the TOSCA dog object.


Isometric transformation object registration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boaz Vigdor
    • 1
  • Joseph M. Francos
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer and Electrical Engineering Dpt.Ben-Gurion UniversityIsrael

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