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Morphology-Based Data Elimination from Medical Image Data
March/April 2000 (vol. 20 no. 2)
pp. 46-52
The article discusses the relationships between bone morphology and bone intensity in a medical imaging data set and describes how these can be used to reduce the polygon count in the surface models generated. To our knowledge, no previously-published research has investigated this area. The use of the method does not prevent applying further reduction techniques to the model, if required.

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Index Terms:
Data reduction, medical imaging, animation, joint.
Serge L. Van Sint Jan, Gordon J. Clapworthy, Marcel Rooze, "Morphology-Based Data Elimination from Medical Image Data," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 46-52, March-April 2000, doi:10.1109/38.824539
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