Synthesis of Diabetic Retina Fundus Images Using Semantic Label GenerationDownload PDF

06 Apr 2021, 21:15 (modified: 22 Jul 2022, 20:09)MIDL Short 2021 PosterReaders: Everyone
Keywords: Image Synthesis, Segmentation, Generative Adversarial Networks, Diabetic Retinopathy
TL;DR: We use synthetic retina images to improve lesion segmentation performance.
Abstract: Automatic segmentation of retina lesions have been a long standing and challenging task for learning based models, mostly due to the lack of available and accurate lesion segmentation datasets. In this paper, we propose a two-step process for generating photo-realistic fundus images conditioned on synthetic "ground truth" semantic labels, and demonstrate its potential for further downstream tasks, such as, but not limited to; automated grading of diabetic retinopathy, dataset balancing, creating image examples for trainee ophthalmologists, etc.
Paper Type: both
Primary Subject Area: Image Synthesis
Secondary Subject Area: Segmentation
Paper Status: original work, not submitted yet
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Data Set Url: IDRiD, FGADR, Synthetic
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