Fast Localization of the Optic Disc in Retinal Images Using Intensity and Vascular Information
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Optic Disc (OD) localization is an important step in retinal image analysis especially for grading Diabetic retinopathy and Glaucoma. This paper describes a method to automatically localize the OD position in retinal fundus images. The method localizes the OD by combining intensity and vascular information. Initially, the vascular structure is extracted using 2 dimensional Gabor filtering followed by a simple thresholding technique. Then the initial OD candidates are selected using intensity information. The candidates’ satisfying area and density criterion are considered for the final stage. In the final stage, the entropy of vascular directions on the final candidates was calculated, and the candidate having maximum and optimum entropy was considered as OD region. The proposed method was evaluated on the two publicly available DRIVE and STARE databases. The method was able to obtain 100% of OD localization accuracy on DRIVE database with 2.2 seconds average computation time.
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