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Artificial Intelligence in Medicine : 6th Conference in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Europe, Aime '97, Grenoble, France, March 23-26, 1997, Proceedings - Elpida Keravnou

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

6th Conference in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Europe, Aime '97, Grenoble, France, March 23-26, 1997, Proceedings

By: Elpida Keravnou (Editor), Catherine Garbay (Editor), Robert Baud (Editor), Jeremy Wyatt (Editor)

Paperback Published: 12th March 1997
ISBN: 9783540627098
Number Of Pages: 534

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Europe, AIME'97, held in Grenoble, France, in March 1997.
The volume presents 33 revised full papers selected from a total of 82 submissions; also included are three invited presentations and 25 posters. The papers are organized in topical sections on protocols and guidelines, knowledge acquisition and learning, decision-support theories, diagnostic problem solving, probabilistic models and fuzzy logic, temporal reasoning and planning, natural language and terminology, image and signal processing, and hybrid and cooperative systems.

Robots as Surgical Assistants: Where We Are, Wither We Are Tending, and How to Get Therep. 3
Intelligent Image Management in an Integrated Telemedicine Services Networkp. 12
AI Technologies: Conditions for Further Impactp. 15
Protocols for Medical Procedures and Therapies: A Provisional Description of the PROforma Language and Toolsp. 21
Supporting Tools for Guideline Development and Disseminationp. 39
A Task-Specific Ontology for the Application and Critiquing of Time-Oriented Clinical Guidelinesp. 51
User-Adapted Multimedia Explanations in a Clinical Guidelines Consultation Systemp. 62
Algorithm and Care Pathway: Clinical Guidelines and Healthcare Processesp. 66
Detecting Very Early Stages of Dementia from Normal Aging with Machine Learning Methodsp. 73
Acquiring and Validating Background Knowledge for Machine Learning Using Function Decompositionp. 86
Automated Revision of Expert Rules for Treating Acute Abdominal Pain in Childrenp. 98
Evaluation of Automatic and Manual Knowledge Acquisition for Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Diagnosisp. 110
Knowledge Acquisition by the Domain Expert Using the Tool HEMATOOLp. 122
Application of Inductive Logic Programming for Learning ECG Waveformsp. 126
Knowledge Discovery from a Breast Cancer Databasep. 130
An Adaptive Two-Tier Menu Approach to Support On-Line Entry of Diagnosesp. 134
Machine Learning Applied to Diagnosis of Sport Injuriesp. 138
A Theoretical Framework for Decision Trees in Uncertain Domains: Application to Medical Data Setsp. 145
Developing a Decision-Theoretic Network for a Congenital Heart Diseasep. 157
A Theory of Medical Diagnosis as Hypothesis Refinementp. 169
A New Approach to Feature Selectionp. 181
A Heuristic Approach to the Multiple Diagnoses Problemp. 187
Intelligent Assistance for Coronary Heart Disease Diagnosis: A Comparison Studyp. 199
Diagnosis and Monitoring of Ulnar Nerve Lesionsp. 211
Hypothesist: A Development Environment for Intelligent Diagnostic Systemsp. 223
The Clinical Spectrum of Decision-Support in Oncology with a Case Report of a Real World Systemp. 235
A Case-Based Reasoning Method for Computer-Assisted Diagnosis in Histopathologyp. 239
The Validation of an Expert System for Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarctionp. 243
A Causal-Functional Model Applied to EMG Diagnosisp. 249
Learning Bayesian Networks by Genetic Algorithms: A Case Study in the Prediction of Survival in Malignant Skin Melanomap. 261
A Neuro-Fuzzy-Classifier for a Knowledge-Based Glaucoma Monitorp. 273
A Method for Diagnosing in Large Medical Expert Systems Based on Causal Probabilistic Networksp. 285
Dynamic Decision Making in Stochastic Partially Observable Medical Domains: Ischemic Heart Disease Examplep. 296
Self-Learning Fuzzy Logic Control in Medicinep. 300
Planning and Scheduling Patient Tests in Hospital Laboratoriesp. 307
Temporal Abstractions for Diabetic Patients Managementp. 319
Temporal Scenario Recognition for Intelligent Patient Monitoringp. 331
Medical Planning Environmentp. 343
Strengthening Argumentation in Medical Explanations by Text Plan Revisionp. 349
An Ontological Analysis of Surgical Deedsp. 361
Building Medical Dictionaries for Patient Encoding Systems: A Methodologyp. 373
A Semantics-Based Communication System for Dysphasic Subjectsp. 381
Multilingual Decision-Support for the Diagnosis of Acute Abdominal Pain: A European Concerted Action (COPERNICUS 555)p. 393
Medical Concept Systems, Lexicons and Natural Language Generationp. 398
Distributed Plan Construction and Execution for Medical Image Interpretationp. 405
Improved Identification of the Human Shoulder Kinematics with Muscle Biological Filtersp. 417
A Society of Goal-Oriented Agents for the Analysis of Living Cellsp. 429
Methodology for the Design of Digital Brain Atlasesp. 441
Rule-Based Labeling of CT Head Imagep. 453
Characterisation of Tumorous Tissue in Rat Brain by in Vitro Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Artificial Neural Networksp. 457
An Application of Machine Learning in the Diagnosis of Ischaemic Heart Diseasep. 461
Meta-Level Learning in a Hybrid Knowledge-Based Architecturep. 467
A Framework for Building Cooperating Agentsp. 479
Adding Knowledge to Information Retrieval Systems in the World Wide Webp. 491
Learning from Data Through the Integration of Qualitative Models and Fuzzy Systemsp. 501
Case-Based Reasoning and Statistics for Discovering and Forecasting of Epidemicsp. 513
Knowledge Refinement of an Expert System Using a Symbolic-Connectionist Approachp. 517
Integrated Decision Support: The DIADOQ Computer-Based Patient Recordp. 521
Author Indexp. 525
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ISBN: 9783540627098
ISBN-10: 354062709X
Series: Studies in Economic Theory
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 534
Published: 12th March 1997
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.82
Weight (kg): 0.76