[Sidefx-houdini-list] analysing symmetry

Andrew D Lyons tstexture at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 13:02:48 EDT 2010


What are they most interested in for their single statistic?
Difference in volume? Offset in a specific plane?

On 8 July 2010 09:56, jason lam <earthShatteringKaboom at gmail.com> wrote:
> a single statistic would be great
> we have the ability to do a colour map of the differences
> i was playing around with simply doing a standard distribution figuring that
> the smaller it is, the more similar the surface, but a statistician i had a
> chat to said that it wasn't correct
> He suggested logistic regression analysis, but I'm obviously not
> particularly strong on statistics...
>
> Jason
>
> On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 2:18 AM, Andrew D Lyons <tstexture at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> What's output data are you being asked to provide? One single
>> divergence statistic? A visualization? A set of key divergences?
>>
>> On 8 July 2010 09:42, jason lam <lam0127 at flinders.edu.au> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > bit random, i've been a bit of a lurker for many years, having moved into
>> > medicine now, but I'm doing some research into breast symmetry post
>> > reconstruction using 3d laser scanning and could do with a bit of help
>> >
>> > Essentially i mirror the breast and align to skeletal landmarks and then
>> > find the distance between the 2 surfaces
>> > I need some help with the descriptive statistics to be able to describe,
>> in
>> > a simple numerical way, the similarity of the surfaces and thus the
>> > symmetry.
>> > Was wondering if somewhere out there, there was someone who could
>> possibly
>> > help?
>> >
>> > Best regards
>> >
>> > Jason
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