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Mosaicing Ultrasonic Volumes for Visual Simulation
March/April 2000 (vol. 20 no. 2)
pp. 53-61
This article describes a method for mosaicing volumes acquired from a 3D ultrasound device. The method is based on an image-based registration technique that transforms one volume to align with the other. The transformation is composed of a coarse rigid transformation and a fine elastic warp. The fine transformation assumes that the two volumes are close enough for the mapping between them to be expressed in terms of their gradient values. Large seamless mosaics of ultrasonic volumes are generated for a real-time visual simulator of an ultrasound device.

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Index Terms:
Mosaicing, Visual Simulations, Ultrasound, Warping Registration, Medical Imaging
Citation:
Dror Aiger, Daniel Cohen-Or, "Mosaicing Ultrasonic Volumes for Visual Simulation," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 53-61, March-April 2000, doi:10.1109/38.824541
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