Implementation of Convolutional Neural Network in the classification of red blood cells have affected of malaria


  • Mawaddah Harahap Universitas Prima Indonesia
  • Jefferson Jefferson Universitas Prima Indonesia
  • Surya Barti Universitas Prima Indonesia
  • Suprianto Samosir Universitas Prima Indonesia
  • Christi Andika Turnip Universitas Prima Indonesia




Malaria is a disease caused by plasmodium which attacks red blood cells. Diagnosis of malaria can be made by examining the patient's red blood cells using a microscope. Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) is a deep learning method that is growing rapidly. CNN is often used in image classification. The CNN process usually requires considerable resources. This is one of the weaknesses of CNN. In this study, the CNN architecture used in the classification of red blood cell images is LeNet-5 and DRNet. The data used is a segmented image of red blood cells and is secondary data. Before conducting the data training, data pre-processing and data augmentation from the dataset was carried out. The number of layers of the LeNet-5 and DRNet models were 4 and 7. The test accuracy of the LeNet-5 and DrNet models was 95% and 97.3%, respectively. From the test results, it was found that the LeNet-5 model was more suitable in terms of red blood cell classification. By using the LeNet-5 architecture, the resources used to perform classification can be reduced compared to previous studies where the accuracy obtained is also the same because the number of layers is less, which is only 4 layers

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Harahap, M., Jefferson, J., Barti, S., Samosir, S., & Turnip, C. A. (2021). Implementation of Convolutional Neural Network in the classification of red blood cells have affected of malaria . Sinkron : Jurnal Dan Penelitian Teknik Informatika, 5(2), 199-207.