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Detection of optic disc glaucoma damages using image analysis and artificial neural net
Author(s): Frantisek Pluhacek; Jaroslav Pospisil; Tomas Kubena; Klara Maresova
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Paper Abstract

A new method of the optic disc glaucomatous damage detection and the diagnosis determination is presented in this paper. This method is based on the measurement of the relative size of the representative pallor area on the color digital optic disc image and its evaluation using a statistical method and computer-simulated artificial neural net. Finally, the dependence of the relative pallor area size of the glaucomatous eye and glaucomatous visual field changes is studied.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 2003
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5143, Novel Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Applications, (14 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.500033
Show Author Affiliations
Frantisek Pluhacek, Palacky Univ. (Czech Republic)
Jaroslav Pospisil, Palacky Univ. (Czech Republic)
Tomas Kubena, Private Ophthalmological Practice (Czech Republic)
Klara Maresova, Palacky Univ. (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5143:
Novel Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Applications
Albert-Claude Boccara, Editor(s)

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