A new shape descriptor for surfaces in 3D images

Abstract

We introduce a linear shape descriptor for (open) surfaces in 3D images. To extract the shape descriptor, the border of the surface is first identified. Then, the distance transform of the surface is computed, where each voxel in the surface is labelled with the minimum distance to its closest border voxel. On the distance transform, the centres of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0167-8655(01)00143-X

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