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Sensors 2018, 18(8), 2552; https://doi.org/10.3390/s18082552

An Intelligent System for Monitoring Skin Diseases

Institute of Mathematics, Silesian University of Technology, Kaszubska 23, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
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Received: 9 July 2018 / Revised: 27 July 2018 / Accepted: 2 August 2018 / Published: 4 August 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue From Sensors to Ambient Intelligence for Health and Social Care)
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Abstract

The practical increase of interest in intelligent technologies has caused a rapid development of all activities in terms of sensors and automatic mechanisms for smart operations. The implementations concentrate on technologies which avoid unnecessary actions on user side while examining health conditions. One of important aspects is the constant inspection of the skin health due to possible diseases such as melanomas that can develop under excessive influence of the sunlight. Smart homes can be equipped with a variety of motion sensors and cameras which can be used to detect and identify possible disease development. In this work, we present a smart home system which is using in-built sensors and proposed artificial intelligence methods to diagnose the skin health condition of the residents of the house. The proposed solution has been tested and discussed due to potential use in practice. View Full-Text
Keywords: ambient intelligence; artificial neural network; skin diseases detection; pattern recognition; hybrid solutions; sensors networks ambient intelligence; artificial neural network; skin diseases detection; pattern recognition; hybrid solutions; sensors networks
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Połap, D.; Winnicka, A.; Serwata, K.; Kęsik, K.; Woźniak, M. An Intelligent System for Monitoring Skin Diseases. Sensors 2018, 18, 2552.

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