Artificial Neural Network-Based Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Diagnosis System

Yahaya Mohammed Sani *, Dere Boluwatife Adesola**, Hussaini Abubakar Zubairu***, Ilyasu Anda****
*-*** Department of Information and Media Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
**** Department of Library and Information Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
Periodicity:March - May'2019


Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is a reproductive health infective disease of feminine genital tract and is commonly affecting the young women and adult female. Clinical manifestation of PID differs among patients and decision of medical experts are based on clinician experience instead of hidden data in the knowledge database. The diagnosis of PID based on heuristic lead to errors, where ectopic pregnancy could be mistaken for PID. This paper presents Artificial Neural Network based model to diagnose pelvic inflammatory diseases based on a set of clinical data. The ANN model was trained with 259 clinical data as input to the neural network. The system can predict the presence or absence of PID based on the available symptoms. An accuracy of 96.1% was recorded based on the confusion matrix. The obtained result is promising, an indication that the system can be effective in diagnosis of PID cases.


Pelvic inflammatory disease; artificial neural network; computer simulation; diagnosis system; confusion matrix

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Sani , Y., M., Adesola, D., B., Zubairu, H., A., & Anda, I. (2019). Artificial Neural Network-Based Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Diagnosis System. i-manager’s Journal on Pattern Recognition, 6(1), 1-10.


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