Pneumonia Detector


In this session, you are going to explore the application of ML in healthcare by making an activity for detecting whether a person has pneumonia disease, from the x-ray image of their chest.

You will then build an ML model to detect pneumonia using the built-in ‘Teachable Machine”. Then, import that model into PictoBlox and write a script to detect pneumonia from x-ray images. Watch the video for a step-by-step guide to making the “Face Expression Detector” activity within PictoBlox.

What is Machine Learning?

Machine Learning is a sub-field of Artificial intelligence. Machine Learning itself can have other sub-fields such as Deep Learning which is a class of machine learning algorithms that are inspired by the human brain.

Machine learning algorithms can be classified into 3 broad categories:

  1. Supervised Learning
  2. Unsupervised learning
  3. Reinforcement Learning

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