Hybrid of convolutional neural network (CNN) algorithm and autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) model for skin cancer classification among malaysian

Chee Ka Chin, Dayang Azra binti Awang Mat, Abdulrazak Yahya Saleh


Skin cancer is a widely spreading cause of mortality among the people specifically living on or near the equatorial belt. Early detection of skin cancer significantly improves the recovery prevalence and the chance of surviving. Without the assist of Computer-aided decision (CAD) system, skin cancer classification is the challenging task for the dermatologist to differentiate the type of skin cancer and provide the suitable treatment. Recently, the development of machine learning and pretrained Deep Neural Network (DNN) shows the tremendous performance in image classification task which also provide the promising performance in medical field. However, these machine learning methods cannot get the deep features from network flow which resulting in low accuracy and the pretrained DNN has the complex network with a huge number of parameters causes the limited classification accuracy. This paper focuses on the classification of skin cancer to identify whether it is basal cell carcinoma, melanoma or squamous cell carcinoma by using the development of hybrid Convolutional Neural Network algorithm and Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average model (CNN-ARIMA). The CNN-ARIMA model was trained and found to produce the best accuracy of 92.25%.


ARIMA; Classification; Convolutional Neural Network; Deep Neural Network; Skin Cancer


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