Models

Below is listed a number of number of images and movies produced by the AAM-API.

For a complete model description and discussion including info on the training set, eigenvalues, performance assessment etc. refer to my thesis.

Download this report including an annotated training set if you would like to know more about shape models: A Brief Introduction to Statistical Shape Analysis.

Table of Contents


The Metacarpal Model

Poster showing annotation, modes, model search and various model information.

Model Search

Fig. 1: Initial model border.Fig. 2: Optimized model border.
Fig. 3: Initial model overlayed.Fig. 4: Optimized model overlayed.

Movie showing the full AAM search.


Modes of Variation

Combined modes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
Shape modes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
Texture modes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.

All movies are stored in the AVI-format and spans -/+3 std. dev.(first/last frame).


The Pork Carcasses Model

Model Search

Fig. 1: Initial model border.Fig. 2: Optimized model border.
Fig. 3: Initial model overlayed.Fig. 4: Optimized model overlayed.

Movie showing the full AAM search.


Modes of Variation

Combined modes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
Shape modes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
Texture modes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.

All movies are stored in the AVI-format and spans -/+3 std. dev.(first/last frame).


The Cardiac Model

Single slice cardiac model derived from 4D cardiac scans [ interactive demo | movie ].

Model Search

Fig. 1: Initial model border.Fig. 2: Optimized model border.
Fig. 3: Initial model overlayed.Fig. 4: Optimized model overlayed.

Movie showing the full AAM search. Poster showing more Cardics AAMs. The results mentiond here has been improved substantially since. Refer to my thesis for more results.

Modes of Variation

Combined modes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
Shape modes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
Texture modes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd.

All movies are stored in the AVI-format and spans -/+3 std. dev.(first/last frame).

The Hand Model

Movie showing the full AAM search.

Acknowledgements

X-ray metacarpal images were provided by M.D. Lars Hyldstrup, H:S Hvidovre Hospital and digitized and annotated by Pronosco A/S.

Cross-section images of pork carcasses were provided by the Danish Slaughter-Houses and annotated by M.Sc. Eng. Rune Fisker, DTU and clustered by M.Sc. Nicolae Duta, Michigan State University.

MRIs of the human heart were provided and annotated by M.D. Jens Christian Nilsson, M.D. Bjørn A. Grønning and M.Sc.Eng. Torben Lund, H:S Hvidovre Hospital.