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Applications of neural networks in medicine

Attikiouzel, Y. and deSilva, C.J. (1995) Applications of neural networks in medicine. Australasian physical & engineering sciences in medicine / supported by the Australasian College of Physical Scientists in Medicine and the Australasian Association of Physical Sciences in Medicine, 18 (3). pp. 158-64.


Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) are a relatively new approach to computing inspired by the design and operation of the human brain. This paper introduces ANNs and describes some of their applications in the area of medicine, including cancer prognosis, segmentation of magnetic resonance images, and automated analysis of electrocardiograms.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
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