15 February 2017 Multi-modality image registration for effective thermographic fever screening
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Proceedings Volume 10057, Multimodal Biomedical Imaging XII; 100570S (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2253932
Event: SPIE BiOS, 2017, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
Fever screening based on infrared thermographs (IRTs) is a viable mass screening approach during infectious disease pandemics, such as Ebola and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), for temperature monitoring in public places like hospitals and airports. IRTs have been found to be powerful, quick and non-invasive methods for detecting elevated temperatures. Moreover, regions medially adjacent to the inner canthi (called the canthi regions in this paper) are preferred sites for fever screening. Accurate localization of the canthi regions can be achieved through multi-modality registration of infrared (IR) and white-light images. Here we propose a registration method through a coarse-fine registration strategy using different registration models based on landmarks and edge detection on eye contours. We have evaluated the registration accuracy to be within ± 2.7 mm, which enables accurate localization of the canthi regions.
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C. Y. N. Dwith, C. Y. N. Dwith, Pejhman Ghassemi, Pejhman Ghassemi, Joshua Pfefer, Joshua Pfefer, Jon Casamento, Jon Casamento, Quanzeng Wang, Quanzeng Wang, } "Multi-modality image registration for effective thermographic fever screening", Proc. SPIE 10057, Multimodal Biomedical Imaging XII, 100570S (15 February 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2253932; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2253932
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