A Novel Scheme for the Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease through MRI Analysis

Sandeep C S, N Vijayakumar, Sukesh A Kumar

Abstract


Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common dementia type disease after the age of 65. This leads to cognitive disability to the person being affected. The existing methods are not able to definitely diagnose the disease at an earlier stage. Also, if we can diagnose the disease earlier, treatments can be given at a proper time. Accordingly, an innovative technique should be developed with good accuracy, specificity, and sensitivity. In this scenario, the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can be utilized. In this research work,  a method has been proposed using Discrete Wavelet Networks (DWNs). This method gives better results in case of MRI images.

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