Identification of Layers in a Tomographic Image of an Eye Based on the Canny Edge Detection

  • Robert Koprowski
  • Zygmunt Wrobel
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 47)


In the paper we present an algorithm for the identification of retina layers using the Canny edge detection for images obtained with OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) Copernicus. The developed algorithm is an extension of the approaches covered in [4] and allows the identification and detection of hyaline-retinal border layers, the retina and other. The algorithm was implemented in the Matlab environment and the C language.


Optical Coherence Tomography Active Contour Tomographic Image Retina Layer Active Contour Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Koprowski
    • 1
  • Zygmunt Wrobel
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science and Materials Science Institute of Computer Science, Department of Biomedical Computer SystemsUniversity of SilesiaSosnowiec 

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