Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

THIS WEBPAGE IS DEPRECATED - please visit our new website

H. Heibel, B. Glocker, M. Groher, N. Paragios, N. Komodakis, N. Navab
Discrete Tracking of Parametrized Curves
IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Miami, Florida (USA), June 2009. (bib)

A novel scheme for deformable tracking of curvilinear structures in image sequences is presented. The approach is based on B-spline snakes defined by a set of control points whose optimal configuration is determined through efficient discrete optimization. Each control point is associated with a discrete random variable in a MAP-MRF formulation where a set of labels captures the deformation space. In such a context, generic terms are encoded within this MRF in the form of pairwise potentials. The use of pairwise potentials along with the B-spline representation offers nearly perfect approximation of the continuous domain. Efficient linear programming is considered to recover the approximate optimal solution. The method is successfully applied to the tracking of guide-wires in fluoroscopic X-ray sequences of several hundred frames which requires extremely robust techniques.
This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each authors copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.

Edit | Attach | Refresh | Diffs | More | Revision r1.13 - 30 Jan 2019 - 15:16 - LeslieCasas

Lehrstuhl für Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality    rss.gif