Diagnosis of chest diseases using artificial immune system

Er O., YUMUŞAK N., Temurtas F.

EXPERT SYSTEMS WITH APPLICATIONS, vol.39, no.2, pp.1862-1868, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eswa.2011.08.064
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1862-1868
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes


Chest diseases are one of the greatest health problems for people living in the developing world. Millions of people are diagnosed every year with a chest disease in the world. Chronic obstructive pulmonary, pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, lung cancer diseases are most important chest diseases and these are very common illnesses in Turkey. In this paper, a study on chest diseases diagnosis was realized by using artificial immune system. We obtained the classification accuracy with artificial immune system 93.84%. The result of the study was compared with the results of the previous similar studies reported focusing on chest diseases diagnosis. The chest diseases dataset were prepared from a chest diseases hospital's database using patient's epicrisis reports. (C) 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.