Lung Disease Classification using Dense Alex Net Framework with Contrast Normalisation and Five-Fold Geometric Transformation

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Poonam Rana
Vineet Sharma
Pradeep Kumar Gupta


lung disease is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Most cases of lung diseases are found when the disease is in an advanced stage. Therefore, the development of systems and methods that begin to diagnose quickly and prematurely plays a vital role in today's world. Currently, in detecting differences in lung cancer, an accurate diagnosis of cancer types is needed. However, improving the accuracy and reducing training time of the diagnosis remains a challenge. In this study, we have developed an automated classification scheme for lung cancer presented in histopathological images using a dense Alex Net framework. The proposed methodology carries out several phases includes pre-processing, contrast normalization, data augmentation and classification. Initially, the pre-processing step is accompanied to diminish the noisy contents present in the image. Contrast normalization has been explored to maintain the same illumination factor among histopathological lung images next to pre-processing. Afterwards, data augmentation phase has been carried out to enhance the dataset further to avoid over-fitting problems. Finally, the Dense Alex Net is utilized for classification that comprises five convolutional layers, one multi-scale convolution layer, and three fully connected layers. In evaluation experiments, the proposed approach was trained using our original database to provide rich and meaningful features. The accuracy attained by the proposed methodology is93%, which is maximum compared with the existing algorithms

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Rana, P. ., V. . Sharma, and P. . Kumar Gupta. “Lung Disease Classification Using Dense Alex Net Framework With Contrast Normalisation and Five-Fold Geometric Transformation”. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, vol. 11, no. 2, Mar. 2023, pp. 94-105, doi:10.17762/ijritcc.v11i2.6133.


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