BMVC91 pp 359-362 | Cite as

Optic Disk Boundary Detection

  • Simon Lee
  • Michael Brady


Monitoring the shape changes of the optic disk is crucial for the early detection of glaucoma. This requires the optic disk to be segmented from the surrounding fundus. Previous methods required the boundary to be identified manually, for example, by specifying four control points on the boundary. This is not practical for routine clinical analysis, intra-observer and inter-observer variations are tend to be large. We develop an automatic boundary detection technique based on morphological filtering and an active contour model.


Optic Disk Hard Constraint Active Contour Model Dynamic Programming Method Photometric Stereo 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon Lee
    • 1
  • Michael Brady
    • 1
  1. 1.Robotics Research Group, Department of Engineering ScienceUniversity of OxfordUK

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