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Early and Accurate Diagnosis of Covid-19 using CT scan images and AI techniques

Early and Accurate Diagnosis of Covid-19 using CT scan images and AI techniques

COVID-19 is spreading rapidly at an unprecedented scale across continents and has emerged as the single biggest risk the world has faced in modern times. Only science and technology in the hands of capable scientists and innovators can come to our rescue in developing innovative but effective solutions as we prepare for a future, which in the very short term looks increasingly uncertain.

About the Host:
Dr. Sachin Sharma – Assistant Professor at IAR, Gandhinagar recently participated in an Online “Fight Corona Ideathon” organized by MHRD’S Innovation Cell, AICTE, Forge and Innovatiocuris. The objective was to scout for accessible and affordable technological solutions to contain the rapid spread of infection, ease the mounting pressure and ensure a quick return to normalcy. Challenges and problem statements have been sought from healthcare professionals, government officials and other stakeholders working on the ground.
His idea and project on “Using CT scan images and Machine Learning techniques for early diagnosis of Covid-19” was appreciated with a Special mention award and prize money. Out of 801 teams initially, it finally came to 16 teams and his idea was amongst them.