LEUKOCYTES CLASSIFICATION USING BAYESIAN NETWORKS

Verónica Rodríguez-López, Raúl Cruz-Barbosa

Abstract

In this paper, the use of bayesian networks in the leukocytes classification problem is explored. The complexity in this problem is mainly due to morphological diversity between cells of the same type and similar features found in different types of cells, which complicate the classification task. Since bayesian networks have demonstrated to be useful as both a classifier and a powerful tool for knowledge representation and inference under conditions of uncertainty, this graphical model is applied in the leukocytes classification problem. The design of two bayesian network models based on the expert’s knowledge and data are presented. Some preliminary results have shown that the proposed models classify all types of leukocytes with an acceptable accuracy.

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Rodríguez-López V. and Cruz-Barbosa R. (2011). LEUKOCYTES CLASSIFICATION USING BAYESIAN NETWORKS . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8425-40-9, pages 681-684. DOI: 10.5220/0003197706810684


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@conference{icaart11,
author={Verónica Rodríguez-López and Raúl Cruz-Barbosa},
title={LEUKOCYTES CLASSIFICATION USING BAYESIAN NETWORKS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2011},
pages={681-684},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003197706810684},
isbn={978-989-8425-40-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - LEUKOCYTES CLASSIFICATION USING BAYESIAN NETWORKS
SN - 978-989-8425-40-9
AU - Rodríguez-López V.
AU - Cruz-Barbosa R.
PY - 2011
SP - 681
EP - 684
DO - 10.5220/0003197706810684