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Detecting Parkinson’s Disease with OpenCV, Computer Vision, and the Spiral/Wave Test

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use OpenCV and machine learning to automatically detect Parkinson’s disease in hand-drawn images of spirals and waves. Today’s tutorial is inspired from PyImageSearch reader, Joao Paulo Folador, a PhD student from Brazil. Joao is interested in utilizing computer vision and machine learning to automatically detect and predict […]

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Breast cancer classification with Keras and Deep Learning

In this tutorial, you will learn how to train a Keras deep learning model to predict breast cancer in breast histology images. Back 2012-2013 I was working for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop a suite of image processing and machine learning algorithms to automatically analyze breast […]

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Deep Learning and Medical Image Analysis with Keras

In this tutorial, you will learn how to apply deep learning to perform medical image analysis. Specifically, you will discover how to use the Keras deep learning library to automatically analyze medical images for malaria testing. Such a deep learning + medical imaging system can help reduce the 400,000+ deaths per year caused by malaria. […]

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Deep learning, hydroponics, and medical marijuana

In today’s blog post we will investigate a practical use case of applying deep learning to hydroponics, a type of method used to grow plants without soil using mineral-rich nutrient solutions in a water solvent. Specifically, you will learn how to train a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) using Keras to automatically classify root health without […]

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