Diagnostics, Vol. 13, Pages 1821: A Combined Method for Diabetes Mellitus Diagnosis Using Deep Learning, Singular Value Decomposition, and Self-Organizing Map Approaches

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Diagnostics, Vol. 13, Pages 1821: A Combined Method for Diabetes Mellitus Diagnosis Using Deep Learning, Singular Value Decomposition, and Self-Organizing Map Approaches

Diagnostics doi: 10.3390/diagnostics13101821

Authors:
Mehrbakhsh Nilashi
Rabab Ali Abumalloh
Sultan Alyami
Abdullah Alghamdi
Mesfer Alrizq

Diabetes in humans is a rapidly expanding chronic disease and a major crisis in modern societies. The classification of diabetics is a challenging and important procedure that allows the interpretation of diabetic data and diagnosis. Missing values in datasets can impact the prediction accuracy of the methods for the diagnosis. Due to this, a variety of machine learning techniques has been studied in the past. This research has developed a new method using machine learning techniques for diabetes risk prediction. The method was developed through the use of clustering and prediction learning techniques. The method uses Singular Value Decomposition for missing value predictions, a Self-Organizing Map for clustering the data, STEPDISC for feature selection, and an ensemble of Deep Belief Network classifiers for diabetes mellitus prediction. The performance of the proposed method is compared with the previous prediction methods developed by machine learning techniques. The results reveal that the deployed method can accurately predict diabetes mellitus for a set of real-world datasets.

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