A new dataset for coffee rust detection in Colombian crops base on classifiers

David Camilo Corrales, Agapito Ledezma, Andrés J. Peña Q., Javier Hoyos, Apolinar Figueroa, Juan Carlos Corrales


Coffee production is the main agricultural activity in Colombia. More than 350.000 Colombian families depend on coffee harvest. Since coffee rust disease was first reported in the country in 1983, these families have had to face severe consequences. Recently, machine learning approaches have built a dataset for monitoring coffee rust incidence that involves weather conditions and physic crop properties. This background encouraged us to build a dataset for coffee rust detection in Colombian crops through data mining process as Cross Industry Standard Process for Data Mining (CRISP-DM). In this paper we define a proper data to generate accurate models; once the dataset is built, this is tested using classifiers as: Support Vector Regression, Backpropagation Neural Networks and Regression Trees.


Coffee Rust, Classifier, SVR, BPNN, M5


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18046/syt.v12i29.1802


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