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Loss of calibre information during vessel segmentation

Che Azemin, Mohd Zulfaezal and Kumar, Dinesh Kant and Aliahmad, Behzad and Hao, Hao (2012) Loss of calibre information during vessel segmentation. In: Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES) 2012 , 17-19 Dec 2012, Langkawi, Kedah.

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Abstract

To obtain precise calibre measurements, there are two general approaches: segment the vessels and measure the diameter, and to measure the diameter from the greyscale images. While there is a claim that vessel segmentation does not solve diameter measurement problems it has not been proven experimentally. The aim of this work is two-fold: first, to prove that the resulting edges from good vessel segmentation may not be suitable for precise diameter measurement, and, second, to propose a method for compensating for the imprecision in the calibre measurement from the segmentation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 6768/33333
Subjects: R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Optometry and Visual Science
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Zulfaezal Che Azemin
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2013 15:01
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2013 15:01
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/33333

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