Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

The automatic detection of the optic disc location in retinal images using optic disc location regression

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Abramoff, Michael D. ; Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sci., Iowa Univ., Iowa City, IA ; Niemeijer, M.

The automatic detection of the position of the optic disc is an important step in the automatic analysis of retinal images. A method to detect the approximate position of the optic disc using kNN regression is presented. The method starts by building a regression model of the optic disc position. Using a prior vessel segmentation all vessel pixels are searched for those which are inside the optic disc according to the regression model. The regression output is blurred to handle noise. The point which is closest to the middle of the optic disc is chosen. The method was tested on 1000 screening images and was able to find the correct position in 99.9% of all cases

Published in:

Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2006. EMBS '06. 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE

Date of Conference:

Aug. 30 2006-Sept. 3 2006

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.