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Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science, 2021, 4(3); doi: 10.25236/AJCIS.2021.040317.

Leaf Image Classification Using Deep Learning Network


Jiawei You

Corresponding Author:
Jiawei You

School of Information Engineering, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, Nanjing, China


This paper focuses on leaf cultivar classification, which is a long-established challenge in agricultural artificial intelligence. The difficulties in this task come from the fact that there is large amount of intra-class variability, arising from form changes during the growth of leaves and different physical development, and subtle inter-class differences, originating by belonging to the same species. To cope with this challenging task, we study the possibility of using deep learning techniques for distinguishing leaf cultivars. We employed a soybean leaf cultivar dataset and conducted extensive experiments on it for a comparison study of handcrafted methods and deep learning methods on leaves cultivar recognition tasks. The experimental results indicate the supervisor performance of the deep learning methods over the traditional methods.


Deep Learning, Leaf Image Classification, Convolution Neural Network, Handcrafted Features

Cite This Paper

Jiawei You. Leaf Image Classification Using Deep Learning Network. Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science (2021), Vol. 4, Issue 3: 109-115. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJCIS.2021.040317.


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