Computational Analysis of the Human Eye with Applications

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World Scientific, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 458 pages
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Advances in semi-automated high-throughput image data collection routines, coupled with a decline in storage costs and an increase in high-performance computing solutions have led to an exponential surge in data collected by biomedical scientists and medical practitioners. Interpreting this raw data is a challenging task, and nowhere is this more evident than in the field of opthalmology. The sheer speed at which data on cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and other eye disorders are collected, makes it impossible for the human observer to directly monitor subtle, yet critical details.

This book is a novel and well-timed endeavor to present, in an amalgamated format, computational image modeling methods as applied to various extrinsic scientific problems in ophthalmology. It is self-contained and presents a highly comprehensive array of image modeling algorithms and methodologies relevant to ophthalmologic problems. The book is the first of its kind, bringing eye imaging and multi-dimensional hyperspectral imaging and data fusion of the human eye, into focus.

The editors are at the top of their fields and bring a strong multidisciplinary synergy to this visionary volume. Their "inverted-pyramid" approach in presenting the content, and focus on core applications, will appeal to students and practitioners in the field.


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Chapter 1 The Biological and Computational Bases of Vision Hilary W Thompson
Chapter 2 Computational Methods for Feature Detection in Optical Images Michael Dessauer and Sumeet Dua
A Schematic Survey Sumeet Dua and Mohit Jain
Chapter 4 Hyperspectral Image Analysis for Oxygen Saturation Automated Localization of the Eye Bahram Khoobehi and James M Beach
Chapter 5 Automated Localization of Eye and Cornea Using Snake and TargetTracing Function JenHong Tan Ng EYK Rajendra Acharya U and Che...
Chapter 6 Automatic Diagnosis of Glaucoma Using Digital Fundus Images Rajendra Acharya U Oliver Faust Zhu KuanyiTan Mei Xiu Irene BooMag...
Chapter 7 Temperature Distribution Inside the Human Eye with Tumor Growth Ooi EH and Ng EYK
The Principles Methodologies and Applications JenHong Tan Ng EYK Rajendra Acharya U and Chee C
Chapter 9 Automated Microaneurysm Detection in Fluorescein Angiograms for Diabetic Retinopathy Prerna Sethi and Hilary W Thompson
Chapter 10 ComputerAided Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy Stages Using Digital Fundus Images Rajendra Acharya U Oliver Faust Sumeet Dua Se...
Chapter 11 Reliable Transmission of Retinal Fundus Images with Patient Information Using EncryptionWatermarking and Error Control Codes Myag...
Chapter 12 Temperature Changes Inside the Human Eye During LTKP Ooi EH and Ng EYK
Chapter 13 Optical Eye Modeling and Applications YingLing Chen Bo Tan Lei Shi Lewis JWL and Ming Wang
Chapter 14 Automating the Diagnosis Stratification and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy Using ContentBased Image Retrieval in an Ocular Tele...

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Rajendra Acharya U is a visiting faculty member at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore, and served as assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering at Manipal Institute of Technology.

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