Multi-modal Image Registration Using Polynomial Expansion and Mutual Information

  • Daniel Forsberg
  • Gunnar Farnebäck
  • Hans Knutsson
  • Carl-Fredrik Westin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7359)


The use of polynomial expansion in image registration has previously been shown to be beneficial due to fast convergence and high accuracy. However, earlier work has only been for mono-modal image registration. In this work, it is shown how polynomial expansion and mutual information can be linked to achieve multi-modal image registration. The proposed method is evaluated using MRI data and shown to have a satisfactory accuracy while not increasing the computation time significantly.


Mutual Information Image Registration Shannon Entropy Conditional Entropy Polynomial Expansion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Forsberg
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Gunnar Farnebäck
    • 1
  • Hans Knutsson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Carl-Fredrik Westin
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical EngineeringLinköping UniversitySweden
  2. 2.Center for Medical Image Science and VisualizationLinköping UniversitySweden
  3. 3.Sectra ImtecLinköpingSweden
  4. 4.Laboratory of Mathematics in ImagingBrigham Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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