A SIFT-Based Approach for Image Registration

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 113)

Abstract

Over the past several decades, image registration has emerged as one of the key technologies in medical image computing with applications ranging from computer assisted diagnosis to computer aided therapy and surgery. In this paper, we present a new method for medical image registration, which is based on the Scale-invariant feature transform (SIFT) and TPS. Our experimental results show that the proposed method could achieve greater competitive performance than TPS-based image registration technique.

Keywords

SIFT MLS Non rigid registration Medical image 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This chapter was supported by Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. Y1100018).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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