Quantitative Study on a Multiscale Approach for OCT Retinal Layer Segmentation

A. González, C. Ortigueira, M. Ortega, M. G. Penedo

Abstract

OCT technique for retinal imaging is establishing itself as a relevant modality among ophthalmologists due to its capacity to show more information than classical modalities. Nowadays, most image processing-based applications are emerging to extract that information automatically. As previous step of any automatic method to extract features from these images, the segmentation of the retinal layers has to be done. Graph-based methods provide good results for this problem, although their efficiency is an important limitation. In this work, a multiscale or pyramidal-based approach is studied in order to solve this problem. Different configurations are proposed to determine the optimal method. It is remarkable that this approach means an improvement not only in computation time, but also in segmentation results.

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González A., Ortigueira C., Ortega M. and G. Penedo M. (2014). Quantitative Study on a Multiscale Approach for OCT Retinal Layer Segmentation . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-015-4, pages 715-723. DOI: 10.5220/0004925107150723


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@conference{icaart14,
author={A. González and C. Ortigueira and M. Ortega and M. G. Penedo},
title={Quantitative Study on a Multiscale Approach for OCT Retinal Layer Segmentation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2014},
pages={715-723},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004925107150723},
isbn={978-989-758-015-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - Quantitative Study on a Multiscale Approach for OCT Retinal Layer Segmentation
SN - 978-989-758-015-4
AU - González A.
AU - Ortigueira C.
AU - Ortega M.
AU - G. Penedo M.
PY - 2014
SP - 715
EP - 723
DO - 10.5220/0004925107150723