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Journal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.4, No. 6)

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Page : 1073-1076

Keywords : Color features; Texture features; Geometry features; Tongue analysis;

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The tongue is considered to be the mirror of the body. It not only gives taste but also reflects the physical state of body. Since ancient times Ayurvedic as well as Chinese medical practitioners have diagnosed disea se by observing the tongue. The tongue color, texture and geometry plays a very important role in diagnosis. The shape i.e. the geometry equally contributes in predicting the disease. The proposed method extracts the geometric features like length, area an d their ratios for tongue analysis. A dataset of 300 tongue images is considered for classifing wherein 190 are healthy and 110 are of diabetic patients from which 10 are with NPDR.

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