Provides a comprehensive introductory section on the concepts and methodologies described
Includes extensive references
Supplies indexes and software
Outlines future developments
Contains contributions from international experts
Serves as an essential reference for biomedical, electrical, and computer engineers and researchers
Fuzzy and Neuro-Fuzzy Systems in Medicineprovides a thorough review of state-of-the-art techniques and practices, defines and explains relevant problems, as well as provides solutions to these problems. After an introduction, the book progresses from one topic to another - with a linear development from fundamentals to applications.
Table of Contents
1.Fundamentals and Neuro-Fuzzy Signal Processing 2. Fuzzy Logic and Neuro-Fuzzy Systems in Medicine and Bio-Medical Engineering: A Historical Perspective 3. The Brain as a Fuzzy Machine: A Modeling Problem 4. Brain State Identification and Forecasting of Acute Pathology Using Unsupervised Fuzzy Clustering of EEG 5. Temporal Patterns 6. Contouring Blood Pool Myocardial Gated SPECT Images with Use of a Sequence of Three Techniques Based on 7. Wavelets, Neural Networks, and Fuzzy Logic 8. Unsupervised Brain Tumor Segmentation Using Knowledge-Based Fuzzy Techniques 9. Neuro-Fuzzy Knowledge Processing 10. An Identification of Handling Uncertainties within Medical Screening: A Case Study within Screening for Breast Cancer 11. A Fuzzy System for Dental Development Age Evaluation 12. Fuzzy Expert System for Myocardial Ischemia Diagnosis 13. Design and Tuning of Fuzzy Rule-Based Systems for Medical Diagnosis 14. Integration of Medical Knowledge in an Expert System for Use in Intensive Care Medicine 15. Neuro-Fuzzy Control and Hardware 16. Fuzzy Control and Decision Making in Drug Delivery 17. Neuro-Fuzzy Hardware in Medical Applications 18.System Requirements for Fuzzy and Neuro-Fuzzy Hardware in Medical Equipment 19.Neural Networks and Fuzzy-Based Integrated Circuit and System Solutions Applied to the Bio-Medical Field.
"This volume is a step toward increasing exchanges between fuzzy researchers and the biomedicine…The last chapter, split into two parts, provides a useful summary of hardware requirements for biomedical usage, including issues of reliability, cost, and biocompatibility…[Chapters 3 to 5] will be of interest to the biomedical engineer…or graduate students as a supplement to a text." - IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, May/June 1999
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