Computer-Aided Medical Diagnostics
FEKT-NPDGAcad. year: 2015/2016
The use of artifficial intelligence in medicine. Computer-aided medical diagnostics (CAMD), its applications, design of CAMD systems, meaning and the use of knowledge. Principles of decision making in medicine, medical data, interpretation of diagnoses. Uncertainty in medical data, reasoning under uncertainty. Principles of fuzzy representation of uncertain information. Fuzzy logic for CAMD. Structure of expert systems, meaning of knowledge and facts, inference. Representation of medical knowledge. Programming of expert systems. Knowledge engineering, cooperation of a knowledge engineer and a medical expert.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Advanced knowledge in computer-aided medical diagnostics with particular emphasis to expert systems.
The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Giarratano, J., Riley, G.: Expert Systems. Principles and Programming. PWS-Publishing Company, Boston, 632 str., 1998. (EN)
Nguyen, H. T., Walker, E. A.: A First Course in Fuzzy Logic. CRC Press, 1997. (EN)
Krishnamoorthy, C. S., Rajeev, S.: Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems for Engineers. CRC Press, 1996. (EN)
Provazník, I., Kozumplík, J. Expertní systémy. Brno: VUTIUM, 1999. ISBN 8021414863 (CS)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.
Language of instruction
The course should provide the student with the basic theoretical principles of computer-aided diagnostics in medicine using artifficial intelligence. Design of simple diagnostics systems used in medicine including their relation to therapeutic planning systems.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.