Detection of Female Anopheles Mosquito-Infected Cells: Exploring CNN, ReLU, and Sigmoid Activation Methods


  • A L Leena Jenifer Rajalakshmi Engineering College
  • B K Indumathi Rajalakshmi Engineering College
  • C P Mahalakshmi Rajalakshmi Engineering College



ReLU, CNN, Sigmoid activation layer, Image classification


INTRODUCTION: Deep learning uses multi-layer neural networks where the algorithm decides for itself whether aspects are essential for analysis based on the raw input. In general, deep learning networks get better as more data is used to train them. For a variety of applications, convolutional neural networks are frequently used to analyse, categorize, and detect images.

OBJECTIVES: The proposed system technique is used for automated analysis of malaria-detecting frameworks. A female Anopheles mosquito bite is the primary method of transmission of the blood disease malaria. It is still common to manually count and identify parasitized cells during microscopic examination of either thick or thin layers of haemoglobin, which takes time for disease prognosis.

METHODS: The current research uses a neural network based on convolution to catalogue images of cells with and without malaria infection. This method improves the precision of classification for the datasets under study. The ReLu activation function used by this model enables it to learn more quickly and perform more effectively.

RESULTS: The prediction of infected and healthy cells was done accurately by the proposed model, which uses only 3 layers of convolution, and this was the idea behind the implementation. The model achieved an improved accuracy of 99.77% across 12 iterations (epochs).

CONCLUSION: The proposed model is straightforward and successful in differentiating between malaria-infected and uninfected cells.


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Leena Jenifer AL, Indumathi BK, Mahalakshmi CP. Detection of Female Anopheles Mosquito-Infected Cells: Exploring CNN, ReLU, and Sigmoid Activation Methods. EAI Endorsed Trans Perv Health Tech [Internet]. 2024 Mar. 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 25];10. Available from: