A Study on Automatic Hookworm Detection in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Images

C. Jaikkumar, J. Jaison Velanganni, R. Vijay Prasath


Wireless Capsule Endoscopy (WCE) has become a widely used diagnostic technique to examine inflammatory bowel diseases and disorders. As one of the most common human helminthes, hookworm is a kind of small tubular structure with grayish white or pinkish semi-transparent body. Automatic hookworm detection is a challenging task due to poor quality of images, presence of extraneous matters, complex structure of gastrointestinal and diverse appearances in terms of Color and texture. This project is demonstrated with the detection of hookworm in human to cure and remove that in the human body.

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