A Review of Point Feature Based Medical Image Registration

@article{Guan2018ARO,
  title={A Review of Point Feature Based Medical Image Registration},
  author={Shaoya Guan and Tianmiao Wang and Cai Meng and Junchen Wang},
  journal={Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering},
  year={2018},
  volume={31},
  pages={1-16}
}
Point features, as the basis of lines, surfaces, and bodies, are commonly used in medical image registration. To obtain an elegant spatial transformation of extracted feature points, many point set matching algorithms (PMs) have been developed to match two point sets by optimizing multifarious distance functions. There are ample reviews related to medical image registration and PMs which summarize their basic principles and main algorithms separately. However, to data, detailed summary of PMs… 
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