Generating shapes by analogies: an application to hearing aid design

Ünal, Gözde and Nain, Delphine and Slabaugh, Greg and Fang, Tong (2011) Generating shapes by analogies: an application to hearing aid design. Computer-Aided Design, 43 (1). pp. 47-56. ISSN 0010-4485

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2010.09.008


3D shape modeling is a crucial component of rapid prototyping systems that customize shapes of implants and prosthetic devices to a patient s anatomy In this paper we present a solution to the problem of customized 3D shape modeling using a statistical shape analysis framework. We design a novel method to learn the relationship between two classes of shapes which are related by certain operations or transformation The two associated shape classes are represented in a lower dimensional manifold, and the reduced set of parameters obtained in this subspace is utilized in an estimation which is exemplified by a multivariate regression in this paper We demonstrate our method with a felicitous application to the estimation of customized hearing aid devices

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Shape estimation; Shape regression; Customized shape modeling; Statistical shape modeling; Hearing aid design
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA075 Electronic computers. Computer science
ID Code:16282
Deposited By:Gözde Ünal
Deposited On:07 Jan 2011 14:53
Last Modified:29 Jul 2019 14:38

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