Classification Algorithms for Prediction of Lumbar Spine Pathologies

  • Rajni BediEmail author
  • Ajay Shiv Sharma
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 712)


Classes can be predicted correctly in the dataset using Classification. For the present study, weka data mining tool is used to predict the lumbar spine pathologies. In this work dataset is firstly classified using different algorithms and then it is determined that which classification algorithm performs better for predicting lumbar spine pathologies. Lumbar spine diseases are predicted with identification of symptoms in patients. We have evaluated and compared six classification algorithms using different evaluation criteria. For the present work, the multilayer perceptron algorithm gives best results to predict the lumbar spine pathologies. This model can be used by the radiologists for lumbar spine pathologies prediction.


Lumbar disc disease Lumbar spinal stenosis Spondylolisthesis Intervertebral disc 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science and Engineering DepartmentLyallpur Khalsa College of EngineeringJalandharIndia
  2. 2.Information Technology DepartmentGuru Nanak Dev Engineering CollegeLudhianaIndia

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