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Intelligent and adaptive systems in medicine / edited by Olivier C.L. Haas, Keith J. Burnham.

New York : Taylor & Francis, c2008.
xviii, 382 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series in medical physics and biomedical engineering. [More in this series]
Summary note:
"Focusing on a growing area of medical technology, Intelligent and Adaptive Systems in Medicine clearly and concisely explains a range of adaptive and intelligent systems, highlighting their benefits and limitations with realistic medical examples." "Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this volume describes the application of adaptive and intelligent control as well as intelligent systems in the diagnosis, planning, treatment, and follow up of diseases such as cancer. Each chapter presents a family of an intelligent and adaptive system, explains the techniques and algorithms behind these systems, and explores how to solve medical and biomedical problems using intelligent and adaptive systems. The book focuses on the methods of fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks, neuro-fuzzy modeling, adaptive and predictive control, systems and statistical modeling, and image processing."--BOOK JACKET.
"The idea for this book stemmed from the multidisciplinary meeting on "intellligent systems in medical diagnostics and therapy," which was held at Coventry University, United Kingdom, in October 2002"--P. xi.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Introduction / Olivier C. L. Haas and Keith J. Burnham -- Pt. I. Systems Modeling, Identification and Control Theory Applied to Medicine -- 2. Systems Modeling and Control Applied to Medicine / Olivier C. L. Haas and Keith J. Burnham -- 3. Intelligent Control Systems in Anesthesia / Teresa Feio Mendonca, Catarina Nunes and Pedro Lago -- 4. Control Methods and Intelligent Systems in the Quality Control of Megavoltage Treatment Machines / John A. Mills, Robert C. Crichton, Phil Sharpe and William M. Kelly -- Pt. II. Artificial Intelligence Applied to Medicine -- 5. Neural, Fuzzy, and Neurofuzzy Systems for Medical Applications / Antonio Dourado, Jorge Henriques and Paulo de Carvalho -- 6. The Soft Computing Technique of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for Decision Making in Radiotherapy / Elpiniki Papageorgiou, Chrysostomos Stylios and Peter Groumpos -- 7. Artificial Neural Networks in Radiation Therapy / John H. Goodband and Olivier C. L. Haas -- 8. Neural Networks for Estimating Probability Distributions for Survival Analysis / Charles Johnston and Colin R. Reeves -- Pt. III. Intelligent and Adaptive Techniques in Medical Imaging -- 9. Some Applications of Intelligent Systems in Cancer Treatment: A Review / Mark Fisher, Yu Su and Richard Aldridge -- 10. Fuzzy Systems and Deformable Models / Gloria Bueno -- 11. Texture Analysis and Classification Techniques for Cancer Diagnosis / James Shuttleworth, Alison Todman, Raouf Naguib, Robert Newman and Mark K. Bennett.
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