Exploring the Potential of Convolutional Neural Networks in Healthcare Engineering for Skin Disease Identification

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Jilani Sayyad, Prashant Patil, Shashidhar Gurav


Skin disorders affect millions of individuals worldwide, underscoring the urgency of swift and accurate detection for optimal treatment outcomes. Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) have emerged as valuable assets for automating the identification of skin ailments. This paper conducts an exhaustive examination of the latest advancements in CNN-driven skin condition detection. Within dermatological applications, CNNs proficiently analyze intricate visual motifs and extricate distinctive features from skin imaging datasets. By undergoing training on extensive data repositories, CNNs proficiently classify an array of skin maladies such as melanoma, psoriasis, eczema, and acne. The paper spotlights pivotal progressions in CNN-centered skin ailment diagnosis, encompassing diverse CNN architectures, refinement methodologies, and data augmentation tactics. Moreover, the integration of transfer learning and ensemble approaches has further amplified the efficacy of CNN models. Despite their substantial potential, there exist pertinent challenges. The comprehensive portrayal of skin afflictions and the mitigation of biases mandate access to extensive and varied data pools. The quest for comprehending the decision-making processes propelling CNN models remains an ongoing endeavor. Ethical quandaries like algorithmic predisposition and data privacy also warrant significant consideration. By meticulously scrutinizing the evolutions, obstacles, and potential of CNN-oriented skin disorder diagnosis, this critique provides invaluable insights to researchers and medical professionals. It underscores the importance of precise and efficacious diagnostic instruments in ameliorating patient outcomes and curbing healthcare expenditures.

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Jilani Sayyad, et al. (2023). Exploring the Potential of Convolutional Neural Networks in Healthcare Engineering for Skin Disease Identification . International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, 11(10), 307–319. https://doi.org/10.17762/ijritcc.v11i10.8494
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Jilani Sayyad, Prashant Patil, Shashidhar Gurav

Jilani Sayyad1, Prashant Patil2, Shashidhar Gurav3

1,2,3 Department of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, SITCOE, Yadrav (Ichalkaranji), Maharashtra, India


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