Open Access iconOpen Access



Coronavirus Detection Using Two Step-AS Clustering and Ensemble Neural Network Model

Ahmed Hamza Osman*

Department of Information System, Faculty of Computing and Information Technology King Abdulaziz University Rabigh, Saudi Arabia

* Corresponding Author: Ahmed Hamza Osman. Email: email

Computers, Materials & Continua 2022, 71(3), 6307-6331.


This study presents a model of computer-aided intelligence capable of automatically detecting positive COVID-19 instances for use in regular medical applications. The proposed model is based on an Ensemble boosting Neural Network architecture and can automatically detect discriminatory features on chest X-ray images through Two Step-As clustering algorithm with rich filter families, abstraction and weight-sharing properties. In contrast to the generally used transformational learning approach, the proposed model was trained before and after clustering. The compilation procedure divides the datasets samples and categories into numerous sub-samples and subcategories and then assigns new group labels to each new group, with each subject group displayed as a distinct category. The retrieved characteristics discriminant cases were used to feed the Multiple Neural Network method, which was then utilised to classify the instances. The Two Step-AS clustering method has been modified by pre-aggregating the dataset before applying Multiple Neural Network algorithm to detect COVID-19 cases from chest X-ray findings. Models for Multiple Neural Network and Two Step-As clustering algorithms were optimised by utilising Ensemble Bootstrap Aggregating algorithm to reduce the number of hyper parameters they include. The tests were carried out using the COVID-19 public radiology database, and a cross-validation method ensured accuracy. The proposed classifier with an accuracy of 98.02% percent was found to provide the most efficient outcomes possible. The result is a low-cost, quick and reliable intelligence tool for detecting COVID-19 infection.


Cite This Article

A. Hamza Osman, "Coronavirus detection using two step-as clustering and ensemble neural network model," Computers, Materials & Continua, vol. 71, no.3, pp. 6307–6331, 2022.

cc This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
  • 1472


  • 758


  • 0


Share Link