A good result of brain tumor classification based on simple convolutional neural network architecture

Eko Hari Rachmawanto, Christy Atika Sari, Folasade Olubusola Isinkaye


Brain tumor disease has become a topic of research whether it is in the case of segmentation or classification. For the case of classification, the types of brain tumors that are grouped generally consist of high-grade glioma (HGG) and low-grade glioma (LGG) tumors. In this research we are doing, we propose a method for classifying 2 types of tumors, namely HGG and LGG, using the convolutional neural network (CNN) algorithm which is trained and will be tested against the 2018 and 2019 brain tumor segmentation (BRATS) datasets which have 4 modalities, namely fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR), T1, T1ce, and T2 totaling 2048 images. The CNN algorithm was chosen because it can directly receive input in the form of a magnetic resonance image (MRI) with the feature extraction process as well as the classification algorithm. By forming a simple CNN algorithm architecture with only 3 convolutional layers which have an input layer in the form of a full MRI image with dimensions of 240×240×3, we obtained a relatively high accuracy result of 94.14%, it can even be said to be better than similar methods but with more complicated architecture.


brain tumor; convolutional neural network; high-grade glioma; image classification; low-grade glioma;

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.12928/telkomnika.v22i3.25863


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