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Predicting malaria-infected cells with a 95% accurate neural network
CaptainAnon (148)

Malaria is a tropical disease transmitted by mosquitos. Despite the fact that it can be cured, it is still highly prevalent worldwide (mostly in poorer countries). Malaria-infected cells can easily be identified under a light microscope. Using data from NIH, I have built a (small) convolutional neural network that can classify cells as either parasitised or uninfected with 95% accuracy.

I am working on building a python frontend to this model, so that you can see the model working in a REPL.

Unfortunately I had to train this model elsewhere as (a) does not offer GPU access (probably smart) and (b) it's easier to do this in a Jupyter notebook (which should definitely be added to

Tutorial link