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Biomedical Optics Express

Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 514–519

Band selection in spectral imaging for non-invasive melanoma diagnosis

Ianisse Quinzán, José M. Sotoca, Pedro Latorre-Carmona, Filiberto Pla, Pedro García-Sevilla, and Enrique Boldó  »View Author Affiliations


Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4, Issue 4, pp. 514-519 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.4.000514


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Abstract

A method consisting of the combination of the Synthetic Minority Over-Sampling TEchnique (SMOTE) and the Sequential Forward Floating Selection (SFFS) technique is used to do band selection in a highly imbalanced, small size, two-class multispectral dataset of melanoma and non-melanoma lesions. The aim is to improve classification rate and help to identify those spectral bands that have a more important role in melanoma detection. All the processing steps were designed taking into account the low number of samples in the dataset, situation that is quite common in medical cases. The training/test sets are built using a Leave-One-Out strategy. SMOTE is applied in order to deal with the imbalance problem, together with the Qualified Majority Voting scheme (QMV). Support Vector Machines (SVM) is the classification method applied over each balanced set. Results indicate that all melanoma lesions are correctly classified, using a low number of bands, reaching 100% sensitivity and 72% specificity when considering nine (out of a total of 55) spectral bands.

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OCIS Codes
(110.3080) Imaging systems : Infrared imaging
(170.1870) Medical optics and biotechnology : Dermatology
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
(330.6180) Vision, color, and visual optics : Spectral discrimination
(110.4234) Imaging systems : Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging

ToC Category:
Spectroscopic Diagnostics

History
Original Manuscript: January 16, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 26, 2013
Published: March 4, 2013

Citation
Ianisse Quinzán, José M. Sotoca, Pedro Latorre-Carmona, Filiberto Pla, Pedro García-Sevilla, and Enrique Boldó, "Band selection in spectral imaging for non-invasive melanoma diagnosis," Biomed. Opt. Express 4, 514-519 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/boe/abstract.cfm?URI=boe-4-4-514


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