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Statistical and neural net methods for automatic glaucoma diagnosis determination


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Two new computer diagnostic methods for the automatic determination of glaucoma diagnosis are presented and compared in this paper: the statistical method and the neural net method. Both introduced methods evaluate colour glaucomatous changes within the optic disc area. The mentioned colour changes are numerically represented using a suitable image analysis process. Next, the investigated eye is classified to three defined glaucoma-risk classes with different reliability of the diagnosis determination. The verification and the reliability comparison of both studied methods are performed by virtue of the application of this methods to a set of normal healthy optic disc images and a set of glaucomatous optic disc images.










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  • Department of Experimental Physics and Joint Laboratory of Optics of Palacký, University and Institute of Physics of Academy of Sciences, 17 listopadu 50a, 772 07, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • Department of Experimental Physics and Joint Laboratory of Optics of Palacký, University and Institute of Physics of Academy of Sciences, 17 listopadu 50a, 772 07, Olomouc, Czech Republic


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