Hybrid optimal feature selection approach for internet of things based medical data analysis for prognosis

Felcia Bel, Sabeen Selvaraj


Healthcare is very important application domain in internet of things (IoT). The aim is to provide a novel combined feature selection (FS) methods like univariate (UV) with tree-based methods (TB), recursive feature elimination (RFE) with least absolute shrinkage selection operator (LASSO), mutual information (MI) with genetic algorithm (GA) and embedded methods (EM) with univariate has been applied to internet of medical things (IoMT)based heart disease dataset. The well-suited machine learning algorithms for IoT medical data are logistic regression (LR) and support vector machine (SVM). Each combined method  has been applied to the machine learning algorithms to find the best classifier for prognosis. The various performance metrices has been calculated for all the combined feature selection methods for logistic regression and support vector machine and found that for precise classification could be done using recursive elimination feature selection method with LASSO applied to logistic regression achieved a better performance than all other combined methods with high accuracy, sensitivity and high area under curve. Decision has been taken by data analytics that RFE+LASSO using LR feature selection method will provide an overall better performance for IoT based medical heart disease dataset after comparing all other combined methods with LR and SVM classifiers.


Feature selection; Internet of things; Pre-processing; Recursive feature elimination machine learning

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijai.v13.i2.pp2011-2018


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