A novel dynamic multilevel technique for image registration

Yue Jia, Yongjie Zhang, Timon Rabczuk

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Abstract

We present a novel dynamic multilevel technique for solving image registration problems. The development is carried out to construct a spatial transformation based on cubic B-spline basis functions and determine the control points dynamically. Unlike FEM-based image registration methods, we do not have the difficulty of solving a complicated matrix system. In addition, the presented method is enhanced by a multilevel technique, which makes it more efficient and flexible. The numerical results and several comparison studies on real bio-medical images show our technique is stable, accurate and fast, especially for large deformation registration problems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)909-925
Number of pages17
JournalComputers and Mathematics with Applications
Volume69
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 May 1

Keywords

  • Bio-medical images
  • Cubic B-splines
  • Dynamical multilevel modeling
  • Image registration
  • Large deformation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Computational Mathematics

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