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Abstract #3162

Cortical Shape Analysis Using Spherical Wavelet Decomposition of Curvature

Kim Mouridsen1,2, Rudolph Pienaar3,4

1Neuroradiology, Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus, Denmark; 2Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States; 3Radiology, Childrens Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, United States; 4Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States

We present a method to analyze cortical shapes based on wavelet decomposition of curvature functions. Using spherical harmonics as effective encoding, we show that groups of healthy controls and patients suffering from polymicrogyria may be identified using automated classification techniques.