Tracking left-ventricular shape while enforcing prior spatio-temporal shape knowledge.
Comparing convergence speed of active contour models towards the contrast-agent leading front in the right ventricle (snakes vs optical-flow snakes)
Tracking the leading edge in echocardiography of the contrast agent reaching the right ventrilce
Frequency-based constrained snake deformations
Statistically constrained snakes flowchart
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