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Enhanced Transfer Learning Through Medical Imaging and Patient Demographic Data Fusion

  title={Enhanced Transfer Learning Through Medical Imaging and Patient Demographic Data Fusion},
  author={Spencer Angus Thomas},
  • S. Thomas
  • Published 29 November 2021
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
In this work we examine the performance enhancement in classification of medical imaging data when image features are combined with associated non-image data. We compare the performance of eight state-of-the-art deep neural networks in classification tasks when using only image features, compared to when these are combined with patient metadata. We utilise transfer learning with networks pretrained on ImageNet used directly as feature extractors and fine tuned on the target domain. Our… 

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