Covid-19: automatic detection from X-ray images utilizing transfer learning with convolutional neural networks

@article{Apostolopoulos2020Covid19AD,
  title={Covid-19: automatic detection from X-ray images utilizing transfer learning with convolutional neural networks},
  author={Ioannis D. Apostolopoulos and Tzani Bessiana},
  journal={Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine},
  year={2020},
  volume={43},
  pages={635 - 640}
}
In this study, a dataset of X-ray images from patients with common bacterial pneumonia, confirmed Covid-19 disease, and normal incidents, was utilized for the automatic detection of the Coronavirus disease. The aim of the study is to evaluate the performance of state-of-the-art convolutional neural network architectures proposed over the recent years for medical image classification. Specifically, the procedure called Transfer Learning was adopted. With transfer learning, the detection of… 

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