Colorization of the Visible Human Images

Bo Meng, Jian Yang, Danni Ai, Tianyu Fu, Ge Wang


Published in:Fully3D 2017 Proceedings


visible human project, non-rigid registration, spectral CT
The visible human project has created an authoritive set of tomographic images of the human bodies and helped various medical applications. This paper reports a method to turn the grey-scale CT images of the visible human into dual-/multi-energy counterparts. An image dataset from dual-energy CT scanner was registered to the visible human CT images using a non-rigid registration method, and the water- and bone-basis maps were fused by the estimated deformation field onto the visible human CT images. Then, the monochromatic image dataset at any KeV can be obtained from the mixture of the two basis materials. Then, it becomes feasible to estimate the two basis materials from the visible human CT atlas, and synthesize a standard spectral visible human CT dataset. 
Bo Meng
Beijing Institute of Technology
Tianyu Fu
Beijing Institute of Technology
Jian Yang
Beijing Institute of Technology
Danni Ai
Beijing Institute of Technology
Ge Wang
Biomedical Imaging Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
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