Predicting Trachoma Using Machine Learning Techniques

Akbar Khan, Abdul Samad, Faizullah Khan, Surat Khan


Machine learning is the area of artificial intelligence which uses statistical methods for data classifications. It is now usually applied in different areas like business, government, education and health. In health sector, it is almost used for the prediction, risk factor identification and many more. Among these applications it is used for different eye diseases. Trachoma is a common eye disease that causes blindness. This paper aims to use different techniques of machine learning algorithms and to find out the most effected factor causing trachoma.


Machine learning; WEKA; Decision Tree; Random Forest; J48; Support Vector Machine

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