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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2020, 3(7); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2020.030720.

Design of storage time identification system of lettuce based on Adaboost


Mao Xinyuan

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Mao Xinyuan

Jiangsu University, 212000, Zhenjiang, China


The storage time of lettuce is an important factor affecting the quality and nutritional value of lettuce. In order to identify the storage time of lettuce quickly, effectively and non-destructively, Adaboost algorithm was used to identify and classify lettuce by near infrared spectroscopy. Taking 100 fresh lettuce samples as the research object, the near infrared diffuse reflectance spectrum of lettuce was detected every 12 hours by Antaris II near infrared spectrum analyzer for three times, and the spectrum scanning wave number ranged from 10000-4000cm-1.Firstly, the standard orthogonal transform (SNV) is used to preprocess the collected data to eliminate the influence of noise, and then the principal component analysis (PCA) is used to reduce the dimension of the 1557-dimensional lettuce near infrared spectrum data. After PCA, the spectral data information after dimension reduction is extracted by LDA algorithm, which improves the accuracy of clustering and achieves the maximum distance between classes and the minimum distance within classes. Then, the weak classifier in Adaboost algorithm is constructed by using K-nearest neighbor rule.After 10 iterations, the strong classifier composed of 10 K-nearest neighbor weak classifiers can achieve classification accuracy higher than 98%, and the classification time is about 3.6s.Experiments show that Adaboost technology combined with dimensionality reduction clustering algorithms such as PCA and LDA provides a new idea for quickly and efficiently identifying the storage time of lettuce.


AdaBoost; Lettuce; Near infrared light; Storage time

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Mao Xinyuan. Design of storage time identification system of lettuce based on Adaboost. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 7: 201-209. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2020.030720.


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