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Fully Automated Complementary DNA Microarray Segmentation using a Novel Fuzzy-based Algorithm.

Saberkari H, Bahrami S, Shamsi M, Amoshahy MJ, Ghavifekr HB, Sedaaghi MH - J Med Signals Sens (2015 Jul-Sep)

Bottom Line: Using a Gaussian kernel in SFCM algorithm will lead to improving the quality in complementary DNA microarray segmentation.The performance of the proposed algorithm has been evaluated on the real microarray images, which is available in Stanford Microarray Databases.Results illustrate that the accuracy of microarray cells segmentation in the proposed algorithm reaches to 100% and 98% for noiseless/noisy cells, respectively.

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Affiliation: Department of Electrical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran.

ABSTRACT
DNA microarray is a powerful approach to study simultaneously, the expression of 1000 of genes in a single experiment. The average value of the fluorescent intensity could be calculated in a microarray experiment. The calculated intensity values are very close in amount to the levels of expression of a particular gene. However, determining the appropriate position of every spot in microarray images is a main challenge, which leads to the accurate classification of normal and abnormal (cancer) cells. In this paper, first a preprocessing approach is performed to eliminate the noise and artifacts available in microarray cells using the nonlinear anisotropic diffusion filtering method. Then, the coordinate center of each spot is positioned utilizing the mathematical morphology operations. Finally, the position of each spot is exactly determined through applying a novel hybrid model based on the principle component analysis and the spatial fuzzy c-means clustering (SFCM) algorithm. Using a Gaussian kernel in SFCM algorithm will lead to improving the quality in complementary DNA microarray segmentation. The performance of the proposed algorithm has been evaluated on the real microarray images, which is available in Stanford Microarray Databases. Results illustrate that the accuracy of microarray cells segmentation in the proposed algorithm reaches to 100% and 98% for noiseless/noisy cells, respectively.

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Figure 6: Comparison of the proposed algorithm and other approaches in microarray segmentation

Mentions: In Figure 6, the results of segmentation of the proposed algorithm have been shown. In this paper, three approaches, FCM, Otsu, and Gaussian mixture model (GMM) have been implemented in order to compare the performance the proposed algorithm. Furthermore, to evaluate the quantitative performance of our proposed algorithm, we use the evaluation criteria as below:[2829]


Fully Automated Complementary DNA Microarray Segmentation using a Novel Fuzzy-based Algorithm.

Saberkari H, Bahrami S, Shamsi M, Amoshahy MJ, Ghavifekr HB, Sedaaghi MH - J Med Signals Sens (2015 Jul-Sep)

Comparison of the proposed algorithm and other approaches in microarray segmentation
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Figure 6: Comparison of the proposed algorithm and other approaches in microarray segmentation
Mentions: In Figure 6, the results of segmentation of the proposed algorithm have been shown. In this paper, three approaches, FCM, Otsu, and Gaussian mixture model (GMM) have been implemented in order to compare the performance the proposed algorithm. Furthermore, to evaluate the quantitative performance of our proposed algorithm, we use the evaluation criteria as below:[2829]

Bottom Line: Using a Gaussian kernel in SFCM algorithm will lead to improving the quality in complementary DNA microarray segmentation.The performance of the proposed algorithm has been evaluated on the real microarray images, which is available in Stanford Microarray Databases.Results illustrate that the accuracy of microarray cells segmentation in the proposed algorithm reaches to 100% and 98% for noiseless/noisy cells, respectively.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Electrical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran.

ABSTRACT
DNA microarray is a powerful approach to study simultaneously, the expression of 1000 of genes in a single experiment. The average value of the fluorescent intensity could be calculated in a microarray experiment. The calculated intensity values are very close in amount to the levels of expression of a particular gene. However, determining the appropriate position of every spot in microarray images is a main challenge, which leads to the accurate classification of normal and abnormal (cancer) cells. In this paper, first a preprocessing approach is performed to eliminate the noise and artifacts available in microarray cells using the nonlinear anisotropic diffusion filtering method. Then, the coordinate center of each spot is positioned utilizing the mathematical morphology operations. Finally, the position of each spot is exactly determined through applying a novel hybrid model based on the principle component analysis and the spatial fuzzy c-means clustering (SFCM) algorithm. Using a Gaussian kernel in SFCM algorithm will lead to improving the quality in complementary DNA microarray segmentation. The performance of the proposed algorithm has been evaluated on the real microarray images, which is available in Stanford Microarray Databases. Results illustrate that the accuracy of microarray cells segmentation in the proposed algorithm reaches to 100% and 98% for noiseless/noisy cells, respectively.

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