iToBoS 2nd Newsletter launched


The second issue of the iToBoS newsletter was released!!

Why the early detection of Melanoma will become more important than ever


On March 30th, scientists from the International Agency for Research on Cancer published a study on the Global Burden of Cutaneous Melanoma in 2020 and Projections to 2040.

Outstanding impact of iToBoS project in the media


iToBoS project aims to provide new opportunities and added value to society in terms of novel health solutions, patient care, innovation, technical improvements and economic development.

Data sets for machine learning based approaches for non-contact dermoscopy


We present an overview of the online datasets meant for machine learning algorithms. As the saying goes, “An algorithm can be only as good as the data set”. 

The Deliverable "12.7. Exploitation and Business Plan" was submitted successfully.


The aim of the Deliverable 12.7. Exploitation and Business Plan is to present the common strategy for exploiting the results (both individually and collectively) of the project to ensure that they are owned by the relevant stakeholders during and after the life of the project.

Evaluating AI Explanations with Quantus


The transparency of Artificial Intelligence (AI) models is an essential criterion for the deployment of AI in high-risk settings, such as medical applications. Consequently, numerous approaches for explaining AI systems have been proposed over the years (Samek et al., 2021).

Color perception from a technical perspective


In this blogpost we want to talk about color from a technical perspective. As you might already know, dermatologists use the ABCDE-criterium for the diagnosis of melanoma.

[FR] L'intelligence artificielle, qu'est-ce que c'est?


L’intelligence artificielle (l’IA) soulève aussi bien des questionnements philosophiques qu’informatiques, chacun a sa petite idée au sujet des IA. Mais qu’en savons-nous vraiment? 

What is polarized light?


In the iToBoS scanner, polarized light will be used to illuminate the skin of the patient. In this blogpost we want to explore what it means when we are talking about optical polarization.

Skin cancer, AI detection of melanoma and 100+ other types of skin tumors 


Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. In the US alone, between 3 to 5 million new cases are reported each year, with treatment costs of approximately $9 billion.