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Deep Learning-Based Hookworm Detection in Wireless Capsule Endoscopic Image Using AdaBoost Classifier

K. Lakshminarayanan1, N. Muthukumaran1, Y. Harold Robinson2, Vimal Shanmuganathan3, Seifedine Kadry4, Yunyoung Nam5,*

1 Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Francis Xavier Engineering College, Tirunelveli, 627003, India
2 School of Information Technology and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, 632014, India
3 Department of Information Technology, National Engineering College, Kovilpatti, 628503, India
4 Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
5 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Soonchunhyang University, Asan, Korea

* Corresponding Author: Yunyoung Nam. Email: email

(This article belongs to this Special Issue: Intelligent Decision Support Systems for Complex Healthcare Applications)

Computers, Materials & Continua 2021, 67(3), 3045-3055.


Hookworm is an illness caused by an internal sponger called a roundworm. Inferable from deprived cleanliness in the developing nations, hookworm infection is a primary source of concern for both motherly and baby grimness. The current framework for hookworm detection is composed of hybrid convolutional neural networks; explicitly an edge extraction framework alongside a hookworm classification framework is developed. To consolidate the cylindrical zones obtained from the edge extraction framework and the trait map acquired into the hookworm scientific categorization framework, pooling layers are proposed. The hookworms display different profiles, widths, and bend directions. These challenges make it difficult for customized hookworm detection. In the proposed method, a contourlet change was used with the development of the Hookworm detection. In this study, standard deviation, skewness, entropy, mean, and vitality were used for separating the highlights of the each form. These estimations were found to be accurate. AdaBoost classifier was utilized to characterize the hookworm pictures. In this paper, the exactness and the territory under bend examination in identifying the hookworm demonstrate its scientific relevance.


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K. Lakshminarayanan, N. Muthukumaran, Y. Harold Robinson, V. Shanmuganathan, S. Kadry et al., "Deep learning-based hookworm detection in wireless capsule endoscopic image using adaboost classifier," Computers, Materials & Continua, vol. 67, no.3, pp. 3045–3055, 2021.


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