Friday, June 23, 2017 - 16:45 to 18:00
Retinal OCT Image Segmentation Using Fuzzy Histogram Hyperbolization and Continuous Max-Flow
The segmentation of retinal layers is vital for tracking progress of medication and diagnosis of various eye diseases. To date many methods for the analysis exists, however the speckle noise and shadows of retinal blood vessel remains a challenge, with negative influence on the performance of segmentation algorithms. Previous attempts have been focused on image pre-processing or developing sophisticated models for segmentation to address this problem, but it still remains an area of active research. In this paper we propose a simple yet efficient and computationally inexpensive enhancement technique using fuzzy histogram hyperbolization, and using continuous max-flow we segment four retinal layers(Inner Limiting membrane, Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer, Outer segment and the Retinal Pigment Epithelium) . The results show improvement in segmentation performance.
Bashir Dodo's picture
Bashir Dodo
Brunel Unevirsity London (UK)
Yongmin Li's picture
Yongmin Li
Xiaohui Liu's picture
Xiaohui Liu