Mao, Z., Sebert, P., and Ayoub, A.F. (2000) Development of 3D measuring techniques for the analysis of facial soft tissue change. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1935 . 1051 -1060. ISSN 1611-3349 (doi:10.1007/b12345)
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Three-dimensional facial information is very important for assessing the influence of clef lip repair and measuring the facial growth between cleft and non-cleft children. In this paper, 3D techniques for measuring facial soft tissue change and extracting useful 3D shape information are presented. Firstly, a robust 3D registration algorithm which combines landmark-based and surface-based registration techniques is described. It uses a new surface-based registration algorithm - HICP algorithm to refine landmark-based alignment. We then describe a graphical user interface for manually extracting 3D facial landmarks. Experimental tests on both simulated surface data and real facial scans have been carried out to validate the HICP algorithm.
|Glasgow Author(s):||Ayoub, Prof Ashraf|
|Authors:||Mao, Z., Sebert, P., and Ayoub, A.F.|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RK Dentistry|
|College/School:||College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences|
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine > Dental School
|Journal Name:||Lecture Notes in Computer Science|