A Neurofuzzy Network for Supporting Detection of Diabetic Symptoms

  • Leonarda Carnimeo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 27)


In this paper a neurofuzzy network able to enhance contrast of retinal images for the detection of suspect diabetic symptoms is synthesized. Required fuzzy parameters are determined by ad hoc neural networks. Contrast-enhanced images are then segmented to isolate suspect areas by an adequate thresholding, which minimizes classification errors. In output images suspect diabetic regions are isolated. Capabilities and performances of the suggested network are reported and compared to scientific results.


Diabetic Retinopathy Retinal Image Fundus Image Fuzzy Parameter Diabetic Symptom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed ElettronicaPolitecnico di Bari4 70125 BARI – Italy

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