AN AUTOMATED APPROACH FOR PREPROCESSING RETINOGRAPHIES

Silvia Alayón, José Luis Sánchez, José Sigut, Jorge Marrero, Manuel González

Abstract

A retinography is a retinal photography useful for the precise tracking of any retinal pathology, especially the glaucoma. Although there are sophisticated procedures for studying the evolution of the optic nerve, sometimes it is not feasible the development of a rigorous tracking due to the high number of patients, the high cost of the procedure and the need of high qualified staff. The design of an automated method for detecting this pathology in its first stages through the automated analysis of retinographies could reduce the cost of the process and the number of required specialists. Inspired by this objective, an automated preprocessing method for retinographies is presented in this paper. The proposed methodology combines information of different color spaces for achieving illumination and contrast enhancement.

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Alayón S., Luis Sánchez J., Sigut J., Marrero J. and González M. (2010). AN AUTOMATED APPROACH FOR PREPROCESSING RETINOGRAPHIES . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-018-4, pages 381-384. DOI: 10.5220/0002690803810384


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biosignals10,
author={Silvia Alayón and José Luis Sánchez and José Sigut and Jorge Marrero and Manuel González},
title={AN AUTOMATED APPROACH FOR PREPROCESSING RETINOGRAPHIES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={381-384},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002690803810384},
isbn={978-989-674-018-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - AN AUTOMATED APPROACH FOR PREPROCESSING RETINOGRAPHIES
SN - 978-989-674-018-4
AU - Alayón S.
AU - Luis Sánchez J.
AU - Sigut J.
AU - Marrero J.
AU - González M.
PY - 2010
SP - 381
EP - 384
DO - 10.5220/0002690803810384