Classification of Cotton and Flax Fiber Images Based on Inductive Transfer Learning

  • Yuhan Jiang
  • Song Cai
  • Chunyan ZengEmail author
  • Zhifeng Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 97)


Aiming at the existing problems of high labor cost, huge training data and long detection period for Identification technology of cotton flax fiber, which is based on textural feature and convolutional neural network (CNN) method. In this paper, it proposed a cotton and flax fiber detection method based on transfer learning. According to sharing the weight parameters of the convolutional layer and the pooling layer, the model hyperparameters can be adjusted for the new network to achieve high detection accuracy. The experimental results show that the detection accuracy of cotton flax fiber obtained by transfer learning is up to 97.3%, the sensitivity is 96.7%, and the specificity is 98.2%. Compared with traditional machines, transfer learning method have large increase in the three indicators. Furthermore, the transfer learning method has shorter training time and fewer data sets.



This research was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61901165, No. 61501199), Science and Technology Research Project of Hubei Education Department (No. Q20191406), Excellent Young and Middle-aged Science and Technology Innovation Team Project in Higher Education Institutions of Hubei Province (No. T201805), Hubei Natural Science Foundation (No. 2017CFB683), and self-determined research funds of CCNU from the colleges’ basic research and operation of MOE (No. CCNU18QN021).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuhan Jiang
    • 1
  • Song Cai
    • 1
  • Chunyan Zeng
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhifeng Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.Hubei Key Laboratory for High-Efficiency Utilization of Solar Energy and Operation Control of Energy Storage SystemHubei University of TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.Department of Digital Media TechnologyCentral China Normal UniversityWuhanChina

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