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Non-rigid image registration: theory and practice

Crum, WR; Hartkens, T; Hill, DL; (2004) Non-rigid image registration: theory and practice. BR J RADIOL , 77 Spe (007-1285) S140-S153. 10.1259/bjr/25329214.

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Image registration is an important enabling technology in medical image analysis. The current emphasis is on development and validation of application-specific non-rigid techniques, but there is already a plethora of techniques and terminology in use. In this paper we discuss the current state of the art of non-rigid registration to put on-going research in context and to highlight current and future clinical applications that might benefit from this technology. The philosophy and motivation underlying non-rigid registration is discussed and a guide to common terminology is presented. The core components of registration systems are described and outstanding issues of validity and validation are confronted.

Type: Article
Title: Non-rigid image registration: theory and practice
DOI: 10.1259/bjr/25329214
Additional information: DA - 20050128
Keywords: VOXEL-BASED MORPHOMETRY, THIN-PLATE SPLINES, BREAST MR-IMAGES, FREE-FORM DEFORMATIONS, OPTICAL-FLOW METHOD, ALZHEIMERS-DISEASE, FLUID REGISTRATION, DEFORMABLE REGISTRATION, SPATIAL NORMALIZATION, ELASTIC REGISTRATION, Algorithms, Diagnostic Imaging, methods, Humans, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Models, Anatomic, Reproducibility of Results, Research Support, Non-U.S.Gov't, Terminology
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/184659
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