Assistive lesion-emphasis system: an assistive system for fundus image readers.

@article{Rangrej2017AssistiveLS,
  title={Assistive lesion-emphasis system: an assistive system for fundus image readers.},
  author={Samrudhdhi B. Rangrej and Jayanthi Sivaswamy},
  journal={Journal of medical imaging},
  year={2017},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={024503}
}
Computer-assisted diagnostic (CAD) tools are of interest as they enable efficient decision-making in clinics and the screening of diseases. The traditional approach to CAD algorithm design focuses on the automated detection of abnormalities independent of the end-user, who can be an image reader or an expert. We propose a reader-centric system design wherein a reader's attention is drawn to abnormal regions in a least-obtrusive yet effective manner, using saliency-based emphasis of… CONTINUE READING