Diagnosis of Osmidrosis Axillae Using Electronic Nose

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  • Kim, Jeong-Do (Department of Electronic Engineering, Hoseo University) ;
  • Jang, Seong-Jin (Department of Electronic Engineering, Hoseo University) ;
  • Lim, Seung-Ju (Department of Electronic Engineering, Hoseo University) ;
  • Park, Sung-Dae (Department of Electronic Engineering, Hoseo University) ;
  • Kim, Dong-Jin (Department of Electronic Engineering, Hoseo University) ;
  • Kim, Jung-Ju (Department of Electronic Engineering, Hoseo University)
  • 김정도 (호서대학교 전자공학과) ;
  • 장성진 (호서대학교 전자공학과) ;
  • 임승주 (호서대학교 전자공학과) ;
  • 박성대 (호서대학교 전자공학과) ;
  • 김동진 (호서대학교 전자공학과) ;
  • 김정주 (호서대학교 전자공학과)
  • Received : 2013.05.24
  • Accepted : 2013.07.10
  • Published : 2013.07.31


The purpose of this paper is to diagnose osmidrosis visually and quantify the extent of osmidrosis. To achieve this, we designed the diagnosis method of osmidrosis using electronic nose system. The developed electronic nose system use principal component analysis for visualization of osmidrosis and fuzzy c-means algorithm for quantification. To confirm the efficiency of electronic nose system for osmidrosis diagnosis, we obtained samples from 34 volunteers and compared our experiment results with the doctor's diagnosis, and we met with successful results.


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