Cortical correspondence via sulcal curve-constrained spherical registration with application to Macaque studies

  title={Cortical correspondence via sulcal curve-constrained spherical registration with application to Macaque studies},
  author={Ilwoo Lyu and Sun Hyung Kim and Joon-Kyung Seong and Sang Wook Yoo and Alan C. Evans and Yundi Shi and Mar Sanchez and Marc Niethammer and Martin A. Styner},
  booktitle={Medical Imaging},
In this work, we present a novel cortical correspondence method with application to the macaque brain. The correspondence method is based on sulcal curve constraints on a spherical deformable registration using spherical harmonics to parameterize the spherical deformation. Starting from structural MR images, we first apply existing preprocessing steps: brain tissue segmentation using the Automatic Brain Classification tool (ABC), as well as cortical surface reconstruction and spherical… 

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