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An Empirical Multi-classifier for Coffee Rust Detection in Colombian Crops

  • David Camilo CorralesEmail author
  • Apolinar Figueroa
  • Agapito Ledezma
  • Juan Carlos Corrales
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9155)

Abstract

Rust is a disease that leads to considerable losses in the worldwide coffee industry. In Colombia, the disease was first reported in 1983 in the department of Caldas. Since then, it spread rapidly through all other coffee departments in the country. Recent research efforts focus on detection of disease incidence using computer science techniques such as supervised learning algorithms. However, a number of different authors demonstrate that results are not sufficiently accurate using a single classifier. Authors in the computer field propose alternatives for this problem, making use of techniques that combine classifier results. Nevertheless, the traditional approaches have a limited performance due to dataset absence. Therefore we proposed an empirical multi-classifier for coffee rust detection in Colombian crops.

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Coffee rust Classifier Multi-classifier Dataset 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Camilo Corrales
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Apolinar Figueroa
    • 2
  • Agapito Ledezma
    • 3
  • Juan Carlos Corrales
    • 1
  1. 1.Grupo de Ingeniería TelemáticaUniversidad del CaucaPopayánColombia
  2. 2.Grupo de Estudios AmbientalesUniversidad del CaucaPopayánColombia
  3. 3.Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación e IngenieríaUniversidad Carlos III de MadridLeganésSpain

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