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JACIII Vol.14 No.2 pp. 142-149
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2010.p0142
(2010)

Paper:

Improving Classification Performance of Nursing-Care Text Classification System by Using GA-Based Term Selection

Manabu Nii*,**, Takafumi Yamaguchi*, Yutaka Takahashi*,
Atsuko Uchinuno***, and Reiko Sakashita***

*Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo, 2167 Shosha, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan

**WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University

***College of Nursing Art & Science, University of Hyogo, 13-71 Kitaouji-cho, Akashi, Hyogo, Japan

Received:
July 22, 2009
Accepted:
December 10, 2009
Published:
March 20, 2010
Keywords:
nursing-care, text classification, support vector machine, genetic algorithm
Abstract

In order to reduce evaluation workloads for nursingcare experts, we have proposed a Support Vector Machine (SVM) based classification system. In this paper, for improving the classification performance, we propose a Genetic Algorithm (GA) based attribute selection method. First, we extract nouns and verbs from nursing-care texts by using of the morphological analysis software and store the extracted terms into a “term list.” Next, some combinations of terms in the term list are selected by a GA with two objectives; (1) maximizing the number of correctly classified texts and (2) minimizing the number of selected terms. Then, we classify the nursing-care texts with these selected terms by using of a SVM-based classification system. From computer simulations, we show the effectiveness of a GA-based attribute selection method for classifying the nursing-care texts.

Cite this article as:
Manabu Nii, Takafumi Yamaguchi, Yutaka Takahashi,
Atsuko Uchinuno, and Reiko Sakashita, “Improving Classification Performance of Nursing-Care Text Classification System by Using GA-Based Term Selection,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.14, No.2, pp. 142-149, 2010.
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