• Received : 2014.12.19
  • Accepted : 2015.02.23
  • Published : 2015.03.25


In this paper, we present an implicit method for reconstructing a 3D solid model from two 2D cross section images. The proposed method is based on the Cahn-Hilliard model for the image inpainting. Image inpainting is the process of reconstructing lost parts of images based on information from neighboring areas. We treat the empty region between the two cross sections as inpainting region and use two cross sections as neighboring information. We initialize the empty region by the linear interpolation. We perform numerical experiments demonstrating that our proposed method can generate a smooth 3D solid model from two cross section data.


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF)


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