Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Constructing Benchmark Databases and Protocols for Medical Image Analysis: Diabetic Retinopathy

Table 1

Summary of the current state of the reference image databases in terms of the key questions addressed in Section 2.1.

Key questions STARE

C2: “Is there a data set for which the correct answers are known?” x x x x x
C3: “Are there data sets in common use?” x x x x x x x
C4: “Are there experiments which show algorithms are stable and work as expected?” x x x
C5: “Are there any strawman algorithms?” x x x
C6.1: “What code is available?” x
C6.2: “What data is available?” x x x x x x x
C7: “Is there a quantitative methodology for the design of algorithms?”
C8.1: “What should we be measuring to quantify performance?” x x x x x
C8.2: “What metrics are used?” x x x x

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