Classification of Images of Skin Lesion Using Deep Learning

Автор: Momina Shaheen, Usman Saif, Shahid M. Awan, Faizan Ahmad, Aimen Anum

Журнал: International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications @ijisa

Статья в выпуске: 2 vol.15, 2023 года.

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Skin cancer is among common and rapidly increasing human malignancies, which can be diagnosed visually. The diagnosis begins with preliminary medical screening and by dermoscopic examination, histopathological examination, and proceeding to the biopsy. This screening and diagnosis can be automated using machine learning tools and techniques. Artificial neural networks are helping a lot in medical diagnosis applications. In this research, skin images are classified into 7 different classes of skin cancer using deep learning methodology, then analyzed the results w.r.t to their respective precision, recall, support, and accuracy to find its practical applicability. This model is efficient in comparison to the detection of skin cancer with human eyes. Human eyes detection can be 79% accurate at most. Thus, having a scientific method of diagnosis can help the doctors and practitioners to accurately identify the cancer and its type. The model provides 80% accuracy on average for all 7 types of skin diseases, thus being more reliable than human eye examination. It will help the doctors to diagnose the skin diseases more confidently. The model has only 2 misclassified predictions for Basal cell carcinoma and Vascular lesions. However, Actinic keratosis diagnosis is most accurately predicted.


Biomedical, Convolutional Neural Network, Deep Learning, Skin Cancer Diagnosis

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IDR: 15018990   |   DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2023.02.03

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