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dc.contributor.authorSansanee Auephanwiriyakulen_US
dc.contributor.authorEkkalak Sumonphanen_US
dc.contributor.authorNipon Theera-Umponen_US
dc.contributor.authorChatchai Tayapiwatanaen_US
dc.description.abstractFollow-up of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients treated with Nevirapine (NVP) is a necessary process to evaluate the drug resistance and the HIV mutation. It is also usually tested by immunochromatographic (IC) strip test. However, it is difficult to estimate the amount of drug the patient gets by visually inspection of color. In this paper, we propose an automatic interpretation system using a commercialized optical scanner. Several IC strips can be placed at any direction as long as they are on the scanner plate. There are three steps in the system, i.e., light intensity normalization, image segmentation and NVP concentration interpretation. We utilized the Support Vector Regression to interpret the NVP concentration. From the results, we found out the performance of the system is promising and better than that of the linear and nonlinear regression. © 2011 Elsevier Ireland Ltd.en_US
dc.subjectComputer Scienceen_US
dc.titleAutomatic Nevirapine concentration interpretation system using support vector regressionen_US
article.title.sourcetitleComputer Methods and Programs in Biomedicineen_US
article.volume101en_US Mai Universityen_US
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