Superpixel Based Retinal Area Detection in SLO Images

  • Muhammad Salman Haleem
  • Liangxiu Han
  • Jano van Hemert
  • Baihua Li
  • Alan Fleming
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8671)


Distinguishing true retinal area from artefacts in SLO images is a challenging task, which is the first important step towards computer-aided disease diagnosis. In this paper, we have developed a new method based on superpixel feature analysis and classification approaches for determination of retinal area scanned by Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope(SLO). Our prototype has achieved the accuracy of 90% on healthy as well as diseased retinal images. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first work on retinal area detection in SLO images.


Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope fundus imaging retinal image analysis retinal artefacts extraction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Salman Haleem
    • 1
  • Liangxiu Han
    • 1
  • Jano van Hemert
    • 2
  • Baihua Li
    • 1
  • Alan Fleming
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital TechnologyManchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK
  2. 2.Optos plcDunfermlineUK

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