The competition is organized and launched by the Radiological Society of North America (RNSA) on the Kaggle platform, with the participation of the world's largest community of AI and data science professionals.
The AI solution developed by Nguyen Hong Dang can automatically recognize signs of breast cancer from a very small area in a mammogram. This solution can be integrated into computer-aided diagnosis (CADx systems) to improve accuracy in diagnosis and treatment.
According to the jury's assessment, Nguyen Hong Dang's solution has solved the data imbalance in AI model training. In the data file provided by the contest, the proportion of labeled malignant cancer samples accounted for only about 2% of the total number of samples, while the samples labeled as benign or normal accounted for 98%. Imbalanced Data can cause artificial intelligence to make false predictions.
Nguyen Manh Quy, Director of Viettel Cyberspace Center shared: “We are completing the solution into a service on the Viettel AI Platform. Hospitals, medical organizations and individuals can easily access and use them for work. This solution will save time and cost compared to Self-Studying Machine Learning.”
To win the contest, Nguyen Hong Dang received great support from Viettel Cyberspace Center with the access to the Center's AI research knowledge and supercomputer infrastructure in the top 500 most powerful computers in the world, whose the performance of 20 Petaflops to optimize algorithms.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the most common cancer globally. Breast cancer screening has been shown to reduce cancer mortality by up to 40%, where artificial intelligence tools have the potential to make the screening process more valuable and effective.
About Viettel AI Platform:
Viettel Cyberspace Center develops and provides AI services on cloud computing platform for all individuals, organizations and businesses in many fields such as Voice processing and NLP or computer vision. Users can directly use the service on website viettelai.vn or integrate it into existing systems. New AI services will be continuously improved and integrated on the platform, increasing public access to the world's most advanced technology solutions.
Viettel Cyberspace Center has repeatedly won and made the top at international and domestic AI competitions such as AI City Challenge, Kaggle, Evolutionary Multitask Optimization, VLSP... In the coming time, the center is oriented to become a leader in AI technology research and development, with a team of top qualified researchers and experts in AI in Vietnam and a supercomputer system whose performance of up to 20 quadrillion floating point operations per second .
About Kaggle and Competition:
Kaggle, a subsidiary of Google LLC, is one of the largest communities of AI and data science professionals in the world. It is not only a place to share knowledge, but also a platform to connect businesses, organizations and scientists to find and develop AI application solutions for real-life problems. .Founded in 2010, Kaggle now attracts millions of members gloablly.
The competition was held on the Kaggle platform, attracting nearly 1,700 participating teams from around the world. The competition was held from November 28, 2022 to February 2023. The winning solutions were then reviewed by a team of volunteer AI experts to confirm the results. The eight teams that submit the highest scoring algorithms receive a total prize money of $50,000.
Viettel's engineer won the first prize with a total value of 10,000 USD.