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An Automatic Optic Disk Detection and Segmentation System using Multi-level ThresholdingKARASULU, B.
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image processing, image segmentation, biomedical imaging, digital imaging, retinal image database
optic(17), disc(13), detection(12), images(10), image(9), retinal(8), fundus(8), automatic(8), segmentation(6), methods(5)
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Date of Publication: 2014-05-31
Volume 14, Issue 2, Year 2014, On page(s): 161 - 172
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2014.02025
Web of Science Accession Number: 000340868100025
SCOPUS ID: 84901818521
Optic disk (OD) boundary localization is a substantial problem in ophthalmic image processing research area. In order to segment the region of OD, we developed an automatic system which involves a multi-level thresholding. The OD segmentation results of the system in terms of average precision, recall and accuracy for DRIVE database are 98.88%, 99.91%, 98.83%, for STARE database are 98.62%, 97.38%, 96.11%, and for DIARETDB1 database are 99.29%, 99.90%, 99.20%, respectively. The experimental results show that our system works properly on retinal image databases with diseased retinas, diabetic signs, and a large degree of quality variability.
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