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Supervised Classification of White Blood Cells by Fusion of Color Texture Features and Neural Network
International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications
  • G. Wiselin Jiji, Aditanar College of Engineering
  • Henry Selvaraj, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • G. Evelin Suji, Border Security Force Polytechnic College
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Abstract

Nucleus segmentation is one of important steps in the automatic white blood cell differential counting. In this paper, we proposed a technique to segment images of the nucleus. We analyze a set of white-blood-cell-nucleus-based features using color fuzzy texture spectrum (Base 5). We applied artificial neural network for classification. We compared the results with moment based features. The classification performances are evaluated by class wise classification rates. The results show that the features using nucleus alone could be utilized to achieve a classification rate of 99.05% on the test sets.

Keywords
  • Blood cell count--Automation,
  • Image analysis--Data processing,
  • Leucocytes,
  • Neural networks (Computer science)
Language
English
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Identifier
DOI: 10.1142/S1469026811003197
Citation Information
G. Wiselin Jiji, Henry Selvaraj and G. Evelin Suji. "Supervised Classification of White Blood Cells by Fusion of Color Texture Features and Neural Network" International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications Vol. 10 Iss. 4 (2011) p. 471 - 471
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/henry_selvaraj/23/