OPTIC DISC DETECTION IN RETINAL IMAGES BY PATTERN DISTANCE MINIMIZATION

Marcy A. Dias, Fernando C. Monteiro

Abstract

The retinal fundus photograph is widely used in the diagnosis and treatment of various eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. On the research work leading to automatic analysis of retinal images, the knowledge of the optic disc (OD) location is essential, and a new method to locate the optic disc automatically is proposed. We propose an algorithm for the detection of OD in the retina which takes advantage of the powerful preprocessing techniques such as the contrast enhancement, Gabor wavelet transform, mathematical morphology and Earth Mover’s distance as the matching process. Forty images of the retina from the DRIVE database were used to evaluate the performance of the method.

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A. Dias M. and C. Monteiro F. (2012). OPTIC DISC DETECTION IN RETINAL IMAGES BY PATTERN DISTANCE MINIMIZATION . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2012) ISBN 978-989-8425-89-8, pages 356-359. DOI: 10.5220/0003766103560359


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biosignals12,
author={Marcy A. Dias and Fernando C. Monteiro},
title={OPTIC DISC DETECTION IN RETINAL IMAGES BY PATTERN DISTANCE MINIMIZATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={356-359},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003766103560359},
isbn={978-989-8425-89-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2012)
TI - OPTIC DISC DETECTION IN RETINAL IMAGES BY PATTERN DISTANCE MINIMIZATION
SN - 978-989-8425-89-8
AU - A. Dias M.
AU - C. Monteiro F.
PY - 2012
SP - 356
EP - 359
DO - 10.5220/0003766103560359