Verification of Results in the Acquiring Knowledge Process Based on IBL Methodology

  • Lukasz Was
  • Piotr MilczarskiEmail author
  • Zofia Stawska
  • Slawomir Wiak
  • Pawel Maslanka
  • Marek Kot
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10841)


In the paper, we discuss IBL - Instance-Based Learning - as a method of acquiring knowledge, and apply it to the verification of the shape symmetry/asymmetry of the skin lesions. The test verifying whether the asymmetry of the lesion presented in PH2 dataset is conducted using IB3 algorithms. We also verify the construction of the DASMShape asymmetry measure and its results. We achieved classification ratio on DAS values from PH2 around 59% in comparison to 84% achieved on the defined DASMShape measure. It implies that the data verification using IBL algorithms is very vital in order to design reliable dermatological diagnosis supporting systems.


Knowledge acquisition Advisory systems Expert systems Artificial intelligence Inference Dermatology Instance-Base Learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mechatronics and Information SystemsTechnical University of LodzLodzPoland
  2. 2.Faculty of Physics and Applied InformaticsUniversity of LodzLodzPoland
  3. 3.Department of Dermatology and VenereologyMedical University of LodzLodzPoland

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