Looking into Algorithms to Evolve a Robust Classification of Ultrasound Image of Human Liver Steatosis Using Two Independent Image Sources

  • Nivedita NeogiEmail author
  • Archana Singh
  • Arunabha Adhikari
  • Madhusudan Roy
Conference paper
Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 12)


Supervised classification is found to be data specific. A single data set is usually partitioned into training and test subsets usually with several fold cross validation. An ideal classification model trained with exhaustive variation in training examples should work with other similar but unseen data from an independent source. Present authors developed an efficient algorithm to classify fatty liver versus normal liver from ultrasonogram (US) of human liver. In this article it is explored how far that algorithm is applicable for classification of US image obtained from two different sources and how the classification accuracy is affected if two data sets are pooled together. Finally we explore the possibility of training by one source and testing by another source. Idea is to find out a robust algorithm which works in a portable environment.


Ultrasound Human liver Data source Classification PSO Anisotropy features 



We would like to thank Dr. Suparna Majumdar, Department of Radio diagnosis, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata-700026, India. We would like to thank Dr. Tarun Kumar Roy, Senior Consultant Radiologist, Surakha Diagnostic Center, Phoolbagan, Kolkata-700054, India.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nivedita Neogi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Archana Singh
    • 2
  • Arunabha Adhikari
    • 3
  • Madhusudan Roy
    • 4
  1. 1.Meghnad Saha Institute of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and ResearchKolkataIndia
  3. 3.West Bengal State UniversityBarasatIndia
  4. 4.Saha Institute of Nuclear PhysicsKolkataIndia

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