A Refined Bootstrap Method for Estimating the Zernike Polynomial Model Order for Corneal Surfaces

Iskander, D. Robert, Morelande, Mark R., Collins, Michael J., & Buehren, Tobias F. (2004) A Refined Bootstrap Method for Estimating the Zernike Polynomial Model Order for Corneal Surfaces. IEEE Transactions of Biomedical Engineering, 51(12), pp. 2203-2206.

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Abstract—Following our previous work on optimal modeling of corneal surfaces with Zernike polynomials, we have developed a refined bootstrapbased procedure which improves the accuracy of the previous method.We showthat for normal corneas, the optimal number of Zernike terms usually corresponds to the fourth or fifth radial order expansion of Zernike polynomials. On the other hand, for distorted corneas such as those encountered in keratoconus or in surgically altered cases, the estimated model was found to be up to three radial orders higher than for normal corneas.

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ID Code: 759
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Cornea, model order selection, resampling techniques
DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2004.834252
ISSN: 0018-9294
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
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Deposited On: 02 Mar 2005 00:00
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