REVIEW - A reference data set for retinal vessel profiles

Al-Diri, Bashir and Hunter, Andrew and Habib, Maged and Steel, David and Hudaib, Taghread and Berry, Simon (2008) REVIEW - A reference data set for retinal vessel profiles. In: The 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 20-24 August 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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This paper describes REVIEW, a new retinal vessel reference dataset. This dataset includes 16 images with 193 vessel segments, demonstrating a variety of pathologies and vessel types. The vessel edges are marked by three observers using a special drawing tool. The paper also describes the algorithm used to process these segments to produce vessel profiles, against which vessel width measurement algorithms can be assessed. Recommendations are given for use of the dataset in performance assessment. REVIEW can be downloaded from

Item Type:Conference or Workshop contribution (Paper)
Keywords:Retinal vessel edges, vessel width measurement
Subjects:G Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G740 Computer Vision
Divisions:College of Science > School of Computer Science
ID Code:2077
Deposited By: Bashir Al-Diri
Deposited On:02 Dec 2009 11:26
Last Modified:18 Nov 2013 12:16

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