Extracting surfaces from fuzzy 3D-ultrasound data

@article{Sakas1995ExtractingSF,
  title={Extracting surfaces from fuzzy 3D-ultrasound data},
  author={Georgios Sakas and Stefan Walter},
  journal={Proceedings of the 22nd annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques},
  year={1995}
}
  • G. Sakas, S. Walter
  • Published 15 September 1995
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 22nd annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques
Rendering 3D models from 3D-ultrasonic data is a complicated task due to the noisy, fuzzy nature of ultrasound imaging containing a lot of artifacts, speckle etc. In the method presented in this paper we first apply several filtering techniques (low-pass, mathematical morphology, multi-resolution analysis) to separate the areas of low coherency containing mostly noise and speckle from those of useful information. Our novel BLTP filtering can be applied at interactive times on-the-fly under user… 

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