Determining diabetes using iris recognition system

Original Article


Iridology is a science which correlates the apparitions of iris to tissue weaknesses in the body. It merely reveals weaknesses, inflammation, or toxicity in organs or tissues. It also indicates weakness long before the symptoms appear. In this paper, support vector machine-based iris recognition system utilizing iridology has been used to determine diabetes. Features from eye image database of 40 people having healthy eye (normal) and having affected eye (diabetes) have been extracted by 2-D wavelet tree. The overall accuracy is obtained to be 87.50 % which reasonably demonstrates the effectiveness of the system.


Iridology Diabetes Wavelets Support vector machine 



The authors would like to acknowledge GLA University, Mathura, India, for partially supporting this research. Authors would also like to acknowledge Dr. Arun Bansal, Dr. Poonam Agarwal, and all subjects who helped in developing the database.

Conflict of interest

The authors would like to declare that there is no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringG.L.A. UniversityMathuraIndia
  2. 2.Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering DepartmentThapar UniversityPatialaIndia
  3. 3.School of Mathematics and Computer ApplicationsThapar UniversityPatialaIndia

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