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)


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.


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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