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Image Modeling of the Human Eye

Image Modeling of the Human Eye

Copyright: 2008
Pages: 430
ISBN: 9781596932098

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Written by pioneers in the field, this groundbreaking resource gives you full details on state-of-the-art 2D and 3D eye imaging and modeling techniques that are paving the way to breakthrough clinical applications in eye health. It's the first book to explore in depth a new generation of computational methods that combine image processing, simulation, and statistical discrimination tools in efforts to improve early detection of cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, iridocyclitis, corneal haze, maculopathy, and other visual impairments and conditions. Supported by 250 illustrations, this comprehensive volume presents the essentials of the human eye, eye imaging systems, and imaging optics. You discover latest advances in computer-based detection and identification of various eye conditions, including issues involving automatic retinal image registration, computer-based optic disc localization, and contour detection using ellipse fitting and wavelet transform. The book explains various infra-red and bio-heat analysis methods, including 2D and 3D ocular surface temperature profiles produced by FEM simulation of the eye structure. This unique volume examines corneal surface temperature with contact lens wear, boundary element modeling of heat transfer in the eye, and the role of aqueous humor hydrodynamics in human eye heat transfer. Moreover, you find chapters that explore age factors, temperature measurement during silicone hydrogel lens wear, and IR imaging.
The Human Eye. Introduction to Imaging Optics. Eye Imaging Systems. Automatic identification of anterior segment eye abnormalities in optical images Identification of different stages of diabetic retinopathy using retinal optical images Computer-Based Identification of Diabetes Maculopathy. Algorithms for Detecting Glaucomatous Structural Changes in the Optic Nerve Head Fractal measures for fungal keratitis diagnosis using white-light confocal microscope Automated detection of blood vessels from digital retinal images of the human eye Detection of blood vessels in fundus images of the retina using Gabor filters FEM Simulation of the Eye Structure with Bioheat Analysis: 2D and 3D Ocular Surface Temperature Profiles. Variations of the Corneal Surface Temperature with Contact Lens Wear. Boundary Element Modeling of Heat Transfer in the Human Eye: An Alternative Computer Simulation Approach. The Role of Aqueous Humor Hydrodynamics in Human Eye Heat Transfer. Variations of Ocular Surface Temperature with Different Age Groups Temperature Measurement of the Anterior Eye During Silicone Hydrogel Lens Wear. Ocular Surface Thermogram with Age Factor;
  • Rajendra Acharya Rajendra Acharya U is a visiting faculty member at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore, and served as assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering at Manipal Institute of Technology, India in 2001. He has published more than 66 papers in refereed international journals (42); international conference proceedings (24), textbook chapters (12) over the last years. Recently, he has edited a book on Advances in Cardiac Signal Processing├╣ by Springer-Verlag (in 2007). His area of interest are in biomedical signal processing, bio-imaging, and data mining, and is a reviewer for more than 15 international journals. He has worked as a Technical Consultant for firms including Larsen & Tourbo and Honeywell, and served as a Scientific Chair for the 3rd and 4th Biomedical Society Singapore Meeting, Singapore. He received his Ph.D. from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India.
  • Eddie Y.K Ng Eddie Y.K. Ng is an associate professor in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University cum adjunct National University Hospital Scientist, Singapore. He has published numerous papers, articles, book, and chapters in areas including propulsion, thermal imaging, human physiology, and biomedical engineering. He is an editor-in-chief for the Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, editor for Chinese Journal of Medicine, Int. J. of Rotating Machinery, CFDJ, and co-chair for the 15th International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology. He received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University.
  • Jasjit S. Suri Jasjit S. Suri is a research professor at the Biomedical Research Institute in Idaho and chief technology officer at Biomedical Technologies, Inc. in Colorado. Dr. Suri has spent over 20 years in imaging sciences and his last 14 years have been dedicated to medical imaging modalities. He has published more than 200 papers and co-authored 15 books on topics in body imaging, and is an editorial board member of Real Time Imaging, Pattern Analysis and Applications, Engineering in Medicine and Biology, and other journals in the field. He has chaired several biomedical imaging tracks at international conferences and has given more than 40 presentations and seminars in the field. Dr. Suri received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.
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