I joined Pneumonia Classification Challenge in Chest X-Rays (CXRs) recently. This round of machine learning challenge is organised by DPhi Community & Segmind. As you maybe aware, “Pneumonia killed more than 808,000 children under the age of 5 in 2017, accounting for 15% of all deaths of children under 5 years. People at-risk for pneumonia also include adults over the age of 65 and people with preexisting health problems.” - WHO

While prevalent, diagnosing pneumonia in a CXR accurately is difficult. Expert radiologists are required to review the CXR and also require confirmation through clinical examinations. …


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