Detection of Tuberculosis Using Active Contour Model Technique

  • M. Shilpa AarthiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 35)


Tuberculosis is a disease where it is being a great threat to human being. If this disease is not found earlier then it leads to death. Tuberculosis is found when TB rods are found in the sputum of the patient when viewed through a microscope which is a traditional method. To detect this disease faster and with good accuracy active contour model is applied on the sputum image so presence of tuberculosis is found. Then in the second phase mobile application is created and an message is sent to people regarding free checkup camp organized in rural area or tribal area.


Tuberculosis Sputum Microscope 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringPanimalar Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia

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