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Livestream: Classification Of Diabetic Retinopathy Using Transfer Learning

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Note: this event will be Livestreamed.

The goal of this project is to diagnose diabetic retinopathy from Optical Coherence Tomography images obtained from the retina of the eye. Specifically, we used a Deep Learning model, such as Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN), to perform the image classification. Given that we have a small dataset, we use a transfer learning technique.

Roberto Reif is a Senior Data Scientist at Metis and the founder of Analysis Consulting LLC, a data science and data visualization firm. He is a scientist with a strong background in data analysis, and image/signal processing. He has worked on applications in the healthcare, internet of things and business intelligence market. Previously he studied electrical and biomedical engineering, and has work experience in large companies, startups, and academic/research institutions.

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