Diabetic Retinopathy Grading by Digital Curvelet Transform

  title={Diabetic Retinopathy Grading by Digital Curvelet Transform},
  author={Shirin Hajeb Mohammad Alipour and Hossein Rabbani and Mohammadreza Akhlaghi},
  booktitle={Comp. Math. Methods in Medicine},
One of the major complications of diabetes is diabetic retinopathy. As manual analysis and diagnosis of large amount of images are time consuming, automatic detection and grading of diabetic retinopathy are desired. In this paper, we use fundus fluorescein angiography and color fundus images simultaneously, extract 6 features employing curvelet transform, and feed them to support vector machine in order to determine diabetic retinopathy severity stages. These features are area of blood vessels… CONTINUE READING