1st Edition

Applied Computer Vision and Soft Computing with Interpretable AI

    332 Pages 168 B/W Illustrations
    by Chapman & Hall

    332 Pages 168 B/W Illustrations
    by Chapman & Hall

    This reference text presents the knowledge base of computer vision and soft computing techniques with their applications for sustainable developments.


    • Covers a variety of deep learning architectures useful for computer vision tasks
    • Demonstrates the use of different soft computing techniques and their applications for different computer vision tasks
    • Highlights the unified strengths of hybrid techniques based on deep learning and soft computing taken together that give the interpretable, adaptive, and optimized solution to a given problem
    • Addresses the different issues and further research opportunities in computer vision and soft computing
    • Describes all the concepts with practical examples and case studies with appropriate performance measures that validate the applicability of the respective technique to a certain domain
    • Considers recent real word problems and the prospective solutions to these problems

    This book will be useful to researchers, students, faculty, and industry personnel who are eager to explore the power of deep learning and soft computing for different computer vision tasks.

    1. Improved Healthcare System using Artificial Intelligence: Technology and Challenges

    Anand Khandare, Shreya Kakade, Apeksha Kamath, Payal Kunwar and Yumna Khan

    2. A brain MRI segmentation method using feature weighting and a combination of efficient visual features

    Amin Golzari Oskouei, Mohammad Ali Balafar and Taymaz Akan

    3. Vision Based Skin Cancer Detection: Various Approaches with Comparative study

    Kavita Sonawane and Gavin Dsouza

    4. MentoCare: An Improved Mental Healthcare System for Public

    Anand Khandare, Shreya Kakade, Apeksha Kamath, Yumna Khan and Payal Kunwar

    5. Employee Health monitoring system using WBANs and Machine Learning

    Yash Ringe, Pratik Sonar, Darshan Medhane and Satish Devane

    6. Monitoring operational parameters in manufacturing industry using web analytical dashboards

    Masood Tamboli, Tejas Patil, Niraj Patil, Ankita Shinde and Leena Deshpande

    7. Concurrent Line Perpendicular Distance Functions for Contour Points Analysis

    Ratnesh Kumara and Kalyani Malib

    8. A Resemblance of Convolutional Neural Network Architectures for Classifying Ferrograph Images

    Sangita M. Jaybhaye, Vedmani Vaidya, Vedmani Vaidya, Sandeep R. Shinde

    9. Role of AI and IoT in Smart Agriculture towards Green Engineering

    Sonali Kadam, Amruta Shinde, Anjali Bari and Jotiram Gujar

    10. Intuitionistic Fuzzy Hyper Graph with their Operations

    Yogeesh N

    11. Heterogeneous Multiple-mini–Graphs Neural Network based Spammer Detection

    Kavita Jatwar, Rishabh Dadsena, Sajal Ranjan Chakravarty and K. Jairam Naik

    12. Spam email classification using Meta-Heuristic Algorithm

    Ulligaddala Srinivasarao, Karthikeyan R and B Vasavi

    13. A Blockchain Model for Land Registration Properties in Metro Cities

    Rohan Sawant, Deepa Joshi and Radhika Menon

    14. A review on sentiment analysis applications and challenges

    Ulligaddala Srinivasarao, Karthikeyan R, Aakanksha Sharaff and K. Jairam Naik

    15. Handling Skewed Datasets in Computing Environments: The Classifier Ensemble Approach

    Uma Godse, Darshan Medhane

    16. Diagnosis of Dementia Using MRI: A Machine Learning Approach

    Aishwarya Gaikwad, Swati Shinde

    17. Optimized Tolerance Based Student’s Face Recognition and Identification Using Deep Learning

    Sushma Vispute, K. Rajeswari, Avadhoot Autade, Pratik Adhav, Abhimanyu Patil and Aditya Dhumal

    18. Impact of Fake News on Society with Detection and Classification Techniques

    Saroj Kumar Chandra

    19. Neurological Disorder Detection Using Computer Vision and Machine Learning Technique

    Deepali Ujalmabkar

    20. Deep Learning for Tea Leaf Disease Classification: Challenges, Study Gaps, and Emerging Technologies

    Swati Shinde, Sagar Lahade


    Prof. Dr. Swati V Shinde has completed Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, from Swami Ramanand Teertha Marathwada University, Nanded. She has total 22 years of teaching experience and currently she is working as a Dean-R&D and Professor- Computer Engineering, Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering (PCCoE), Pune. She has worked as a HOD-IT for seven years in PCCoE. Her research interests include Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Soft Computing, Artificial Neural Network and Fuzzy Logic. She has published 100+ research papers in reputed conferences and journals. She received the six Best Paper Awards in different IEEE Conferences. She has filed seven research patents. She has received the DST research project grant of almost Rs. 37 lakhs. She also has received the research grant of SPPU University, Pune, the International FDP grant by SPPU and also the conference grant by AICTE. She is the certified trainer and ambassador of NVDIA’s Deep Learning Institute. She conferred with the "Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Women Achievers Award" by IITech Banglore. She got awarded by Indo Global Engineering Excellence Award by Indo Global Chamber of Commerce Industries and agriculture, Also received the First award for her prototype by SERB at IIT Kanpur.

    Dr. Darshan V Medhane is working as an Associate Professor and Head of department of Computer Engineering, Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj’s KBT College of Engineering, Nashik. Formerly he was working as an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of information Technology, Pune (An institute of National Importance, established by MHRD, India). He holds a doctorate from the Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. He has twleve years of experience in teaching. He has published several research works in reputed peer reviewed journals like IEEE Transactions and have many SCI and Scopus indexed papers on his credit. He has published 20+ authored books and few book chapters. He completed the funded research project sanctioned by B.C.U.D., University of Pune and other by SEED, Ministry of Science and Technology. He was awarded as Best Student Award during Engineering, Best Paper Awards, University Rank holder. He is serving as reviewer for Journals of IEEE, Elsevier, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, etc. He has delivered 30+ talks on different topics. He is a member of IEEE and IET. His research interests include Cyber Physical Systems, Computational Intelligence, Evolutionary Multi objective Optimization, Position Monitoring Systems, Automata Theory, and Distributed Computing Systems.

    Oscar Castillo holds the Doctor in Science degree (Doctor Habilitatus) in Computer Science from the Polish Academy of Sciences (with the Dissertation "Soft Computing and Fractal Theory for Intelligent and Manufacturing"). He is a Professor of Computer Science in the Graduate Division, Tijuana Institute of Technology, Tijuana, Mexico. In addition, he is serving as Research Director of Computer Science and head of the research group on Hybrid Fuzzy Intelligent Systems. Currently, he is President of HAFSA (Hispanic American Fuzzy Systems Association) and Past President of IFSA (International Fuzzy Systems Association). Prof. Castillo is also Chair of the Mexican Chapter of the Computational Intelligence Society (IEEE). He also belongs to the Technical Committee on Fuzzy Systems of IEEE and to the Task Force on "Extensions to Type-1 Fuzzy Systems". He is also a member of NAFIPS, IFSA and IEEE. He belongs to the Mexican Research System (SNI Level 3). His research interests are in Type-2 Fuzzy Logic, Fuzzy Control, Neuro-Fuzzy and Genetic-Fuzzy hybrid approaches. He has published over 300 journal papers, 10 authored books, 90 edited books, 300 papers in conference proceedings, and more than 300 chapters in edited books, in total more than 1000 publications (according to Scopus) with h index of 89 and more than 26000 citations according to Google Scholar. He has been Guest Editor of several successful Special Issues in the past, like in the following journals: Applied Soft Computing, Intelligent Systems, Information Sciences, Soft Computing, Non-Linear Studies, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, JAMRIS and Engineering Letters. He is currently Associate Editor of the Information Sciences Journal, Journal of Engineering Applications on Artificial Intelligence, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Journal of Complex Intelligent Systems, Granular Computing Journal and Intelligent Systems Journal (Wiley). He was Associate Editor of Journal of Applied Soft Computing and IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems. He has been elected IFSA Fellow in 2015 and MICAI Fellow in 2016. Finally, he recently received the Recognition as Highly Cited Researcher in 2017 and 2018 by Clarivate Analytics and Web of Science.