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Statistical Models of Shape

Optimisation and Evaluation

By Rhodri Davies , Carole Twining , Chris Taylor

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Deformable shape models have wide application in computer vision and biomedical image analysis. This book addresses a key issue in shape modelling: establishment of a meaningful correspondence between a set of shapes. Full implementation details are provided.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-8480-0137-4
  • 314 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: December 15, 2008
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Statistical Models of Shape and Appearance.
  3. Establishing Correspondence.
  4. Objective Functions.
  5. Re
  6. parameterisation of Open and Closed Curves.
  7. Parameterisation and Re
  8. parameterisation of Surfaces.
  9. Optimisation.
  10. Non
  11. parametric Regularization.
  12. Evaluation of Statistical Models.
  13. Appendix A Thin
  14. Plate and Clamped Plate
  15. Plate Splines.
  16. Appendix B Differentiating the Objective Function.
  17. Glossary.
  18. References.
  19. Index.

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