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Recognition of Different Types of Leukocytes Using YOLOv2 and Optimized Bag-of-Features

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submitted on 2023-08-23, 10:42 and posted on 2023-09-20, 12:29 authored by Muhammad Sharif, Javaria Amin, Ayesha Siddiqa, Habib Ullah Khan, Muhammad Sheraz Arshad Malik, Muhammad Almas Anjum, Seifedine Kadry

White blood cells (WBCs) protect human body against different types of infections including fungal, parasitic, viral, and bacterial. The detection of abnormal regions in WBCs is a difficult task. Therefore a method is proposed for the localization of WBCs based on YOLOv2-Nucleus-Cytoplasm, which contains darkNet-19 as a basenetwork of the YOLOv2 model. In this model features are extracted from LeakyReLU-18 of darkNet-19 and supplied as an input to the YOLOv2 model. The YOLOv2-Nucleus-Cytoplasm model localizes and classifies the WBCs with maximum score labels. It also localize the WBCs into the blast and non-blast cells. After localization, the bag-of-features are extracted and optimized by using particle swarm optimization(PSO). The improved feature vector is fed to classifiers i.e., optimized naïve Bayes (O-NB) & optimized discriminant analysis (O-DA) for WBCs classification. The experiments are performed on LISC, ALL-IDB1, and ALL-IDB2 datasets.

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Published in: IEEE Access
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  • 2020

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