Design and Implementation of a Blood Vessel Identification Algorithm in the Diagnosis of Retinography

  • Kumarkeshav Singh
  • Kalugotla Raviteja
  • Viraj Puntambekar
  • P. MahalakshmiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1057)


In this work, diverse condition of craftsmanship strategies for retinal vein division was executed and investigated. Right off the bat, an administered strategy in light of dark level and minute invariant highlights with neural system was investigated. Alternate counts considered were an unsupervised strategy in view of dark level co-event framework with nearby entropy and a coordinated separating technique in light of first request subordinate of Gaussian. Amid the work, openly accessible picture database DRIVE was used for assessing the execution of the calculations which incorporates affectability, specificity, exactness, positive prescient esteem and negative prescient esteem. The accuracy for the blood vessel segmentation was very near to which was given in the literature which was referred. Now because the sensitivity of all the methods used by us was lower, it leads to lower number of correctly classed vessels from the images taken. The results achieved have tremendous potential for application in real life, and in practical use, only a little bit of modification is required to get better segmentation between vessels and the corresponding background.


Matched filtering Performance measure Retinal image Retinal vessel segmentation Supervised method Unsupervised method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kumarkeshav Singh
    • 1
  • Kalugotla Raviteja
    • 1
  • Viraj Puntambekar
    • 1
  • P. Mahalakshmi
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Electrical EngineeringVellore Institute of TechnologyVelloreIndia

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