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A vision-based three-dimensional capture system for maxillofacial assessment and surgical planning

Ayoub, A.F., Siebert, J.P., Moos, K., Wray, D., Urquhart, C., and Niblett, T. (1998) A vision-based three-dimensional capture system for maxillofacial assessment and surgical planning. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 36 (5). pp. 353-357. ISSN 0266-4356 (doi:10.1016/S0266-4356(98)90646-5)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0266-4356(98)90646-5

Abstract

We describe a vision-based three-dimensional facial data capture system designed for the planning of maxillofacial operations. We describe the system requirements and outline the methods used to develop a complete three-dimensional facial capture system. Our approach is based upon imaging the face using two stereo-pair sets of cameras. Scale-space-based stereo-matching is then used to recover correspondences between each of the captured stereo-pairs. Photogrammetric routines based on adjustment of bundles are used off-line to calibrate the system by imaging a single object that references all cameras to the same co-ordinate frame. This calibration scheme allows us to convert stereo correspondences to world points for each pair of cameras without the need for any subsequent fusion of data. Initial results show that we are able to capture key facial landmarks to within 0.5 mm.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Wray, Prof David and Ayoub, Prof Ashraf and Siebert, Dr Jan
Authors: Ayoub, A.F., Siebert, J.P., Moos, K., Wray, D., Urquhart, C., and Niblett, T.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine > Dental School
College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Journal Name:British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ISSN:0266-4356

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