The Erythemato-Squamous Dermatology Diseases Severity Determination using Self-Organizing Map

Haryanto Haryanto, Miftahul Ulum, Diana Rahmawati Rahmawati, Koko Joni, Ahmad Ubaidillah, Riza Alfita, Lilik Anifah, Bain Khusnul Khotimah


A new approach based on the implementation of Self Organizing Map is presented for automated detection of erythemato-squamous diseases. The purpose of clustering techniques is in order to determinate the severity of erythemato-squamous dermatology diseases. The studied domain contained records of patients with known diagnosis. Self-Organizing  Map algorithm's task was to classify the data points, in this case the patients with attribute data, to one of the six clusters (psoriasis, seboreic dermatitis, lichen planus, pityriasis rosea, cronic dermatitis, dan pityriasis rubra pilaris). The algorithm was used to detect the six erythemato-squamous diseases when 33 features defining five disease indications were used. The purpose is to determine an optimum classification scheme for this problem. The present research demonstrated that the features well represent the erythemato-squamous diseases and SOM algorithm's task achieved high classification accuracies. The best accuration for  psoriasis 85,94%, seboreic dermatitis 40,48%, lichen planus 56,25%, and pityriasis rosea 82,61%, with learning rate value were 0,1, 0,2, 0,9, and 0,4


Erythemato-squamous, Self Organizing Map, classification, dermatology.

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