Medical Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Arvin Agah

November 6, 2013 by CRC Press
Reference - 526 Pages - 152 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439884331 - CAT# K13965


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  • Organized into three parts: AI techniques, applications, and medical domains
  • Provides a list of pertinent resources in artificial intelligence, including journals, conferences and online tools
  • Covers the history of medical applications of AI, spanning over four decades
  • Contains an international perspective on medical applications of AI, with the book chapters contributed by 82 authors, with 50 unique affiliations, from 17 different countries


Enhanced, more reliable, and better understood than in the past, artificial intelligence (AI) systems can make providing healthcare more accurate, affordable, accessible, consistent, and efficient. However, AI technologies have not been as well integrated into medicine as predicted. In order to succeed, medical and computational scientists must develop hybrid systems that can effectively and efficiently integrate the experience of medical care professionals with capabilities of AI systems.

After providing a general overview of artificial intelligence concepts, tools, and techniques, Medical Applications of Artificial Intelligence reviews the research, focusing on state-of-the-art projects in the field. The book captures the breadth and depth of the medical applications of artificial intelligence, exploring new developments and persistent challenges.


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