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Blood Bifurcation Structure and Global to Local Strategy Based Retinal Image Registration

  • Ben Shen
  • Dongbo Zhang
  • Yinghui Peng
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 321)

Abstract

A novel registration algorithm combining global and local registration technology is proposed. In this algorithm, bifurcation structures with 4 connected bifurcation points rather than single bifurcation points are used as the registration features. By reducing feature pairs, the efficiency of registration is improved. Moreover, due to non-linear deformation, there are some register errors appear in some local region. To solve this problem, a local registration technology is introduced to improve registration precision. Experiment results show that the algorithm effectively achieve fundus image registration with higher efficiency and precision.

Keywords

bifurcation point bifurcation structure registration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Shen
    • 1
  • Dongbo Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yinghui Peng
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Information EngineeringXiangtan UniversityXiangtanChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Intelligent Computing & Information Processing of Ministry of EducationXiangtanChina

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