Novel Noninvasive Brain Disease Detection System Using a Facial Image Sensor
AbstractBrain disease including any conditions or disabilities that affect the brain is fast becoming a leading cause of death. The traditional diagnostic methods of brain disease are time-consuming, inconvenient and non-patient friendly. As more and more individuals undergo examinations to determine if they suffer from any form of brain disease, developing noninvasive, efficient, and patient friendly detection systems will be beneficial. Therefore, in this paper, we propose a novel noninvasive brain disease detection system based on the analysis of facial colors. The system consists of four components. A facial image is first captured through a specialized sensor, where four facial key blocks are next located automatically from the various facial regions. Color features are extracted from each block to form a feature vector for classification via the Probabilistic Collaborative based Classifier. To thoroughly test the system and its performance, seven facial key block combinations were experimented. The best result was achieved using the second facial key block, where it showed that the Probabilistic Collaborative based Classifier is the most suitable. The overall performance of the proposed system achieves an accuracy −95%, a sensitivity −94.33%, a specificity −95.67%, and an average processing time (for one sample) of <1 min at brain disease detection. View Full-Text
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Shu, T.; Zhang, B.; Tang, Y.Y. Novel Noninvasive Brain Disease Detection System Using a Facial Image Sensor. Sensors 2017, 17, 2843.
Shu T, Zhang B, Tang YY. Novel Noninvasive Brain Disease Detection System Using a Facial Image Sensor. Sensors. 2017; 17(12):2843.Chicago/Turabian Style
Shu, Ting; Zhang, Bob; Tang, Yuan Y. 2017. "Novel Noninvasive Brain Disease Detection System Using a Facial Image Sensor." Sensors 17, no. 12: 2843.
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