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REVIEW - A reference data set for retinal vessel profiles

By Bashir Al-Diri, Andrew Hunter, Maged Habib, David Steel, Taghread Hudaib and Simon Berry


This paper describes REVIEW, a new retinal vessel reference dataset. This dataset includes 16 images with 193 vessel segments, demonstrating a variety of pathologies and vessel types. The vessel edges are marked by three observers using a special drawing tool. The paper also describes the algorithm used to process these segments to produce vessel profiles, against which vessel width measurement algorithms can be assessed. Recommendations are given for use of the dataset in performance assessment. REVIEW can be downloaded from

Topics: G740 Computer Vision
Publisher: IEEE
Year: 2008
DOI identifier: 10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4649647
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