Publication: Parallel Optimization Approaches for Medical Image Registration

All || By Area || By Year

Title Parallel Optimization Approaches for Medical Image Registration
Authors/Editors* Wachowiak, M.P., Peters, T.M.
Where published* Medical Imaging Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2004)
How published* None
Year* 2004
Volume 0
Number 0
Keywords Medical image registration, optimization, parallel computing, high performance computing
Optimization of a similarity metric is an essential component in most medical image registration approaches based on image intensities. The increasing availability of parallel computers makes parallelizing some registration tasks an attractive option. In this paper, two relatively new, deterministic, direct optimization algorithms are parallelized for distributed memory systems, and adapted for image registration. DIRECT is a global technique, and the multidirectional search is a recent local method. The performance of several variants are compared. Experimental results show that both methods are robust, accurate, and, in parallel implementations, can significantly reduce computation time.
Go to Biophysics
Back to page 102 of list