Autism Spectrum Disorder Classification Using Deep Learning

Abdulrazak Yahya, Saleh and Lim Huey, Chern (2021) Autism Spectrum Disorder Classification Using Deep Learning. International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (iJOE), 17 (8). pp. 103-114. ISSN 2626-8493

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The goal of this paper is to evaluate the deep learning algorithm for people placed in the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) classification. ASD is a developmental disability that causes the affected people to have significant communication, social, and behavioural challenges. People with autism are saddled with communication problems, difficulties in social interaction and displaying repetitive behaviours. Several methods have been used to classify the ASD from non-ASD people. However, there is a need to explore more algorithms that can yield better classification performance. Recently, deep learning methods have significantly sharpened the cutting edge of learning algorithms in a wide range of artificial intelligence tasks. These artificial intelligence tasks refer to object detection, speech recognition, and machine translation. In this research, the convolutional neural find processes that can classify ASD with a higher level of accuracy. The image data is pre-processed; the CNN algorithm is then applied to classify the ASD and non-ASD, and the steps of implementing the CNN algorithm are clearly stated. Finally, the effectiveness of the algorithm is evaluated based on the accuracy performance. The support vector machine (SVM) is utilised for the purpose of comparison. The CNN algorithm produces better results with an accuracy of 97.07%, compared with the SVM algorithm. In the future, different types of deep learning algorithms need to be applied, and different datasets can be tested with different hyper-parameters to produce more accurate ASD classifications.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: —Autism Spectrum Disorder, classification, deep learning, Convolutional Neural Network, UNIMAS, University, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Saleh Al-Hababi
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2021 12:10
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2023 02:27

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