A two-phase algorithm for the registration of fractured surfaces
Two phase algorithm for the registration of fractured surfaces
Keywords and Phrases
Fractured surfaces; Image registration
"An automated system for rebuilding destroyed objects would be invaluable to forensic investigators responsible for post-disaster analysis. One task of such a system would be to determine precisely how individual pieces fit together. At the core of this task lies a registration problem, but unfortunately existing registration techniques are not developed with fractured surfaces in mind. In general, fractured surfaces are too uniformly shaped for existing image registration techniques to be effective, while matching pairs of fractured surfaces contain too many differences for surface registration techniques to be used. To solve this problem, this thesis presents a two-phase registration algorithm utilizing techniques inspired from existing image and surface registration algorithms designed to quickly and accurately register fractured surfaces"--Abstract, leaf iii.
M.S. in Computer Science
University of Missouri--Rolla
vii, 50 leaves
© 2005 Christopher Paul Walker, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Citation
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Image analysis -- Mathematical models
Image reconstruction -- Mathematical models
Algorithms -- Computer programs
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Link to Catalog Record
Walker, Christopher P., "A two-phase algorithm for the registration of fractured surfaces" (2005). Masters Theses. 3762.
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