Experimental evaluation of the mammogram interpretation aiding tool supported by the domain knowledge ontology

Teresa Podsiadły-Marczykowska, Rafał Zawiślak

Abstract


The article presents assumptions, design, and results of a test whose primary aim was the experimental verification of a hypothesis stating that the use of the MammoEdit editor – a tool that uses its own ontology and the embedded knowledge of mammography – increases the effectiveness of a radiologist diagnosis. The graphical user interface of the editor was similarly assessed, as well as the rules for visualization which assists the radiologist in the interpretation of the lesions' character.

Keywords


mammogram interpretation; biomedical engineering; mammographic ontology

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2011_v32.n2B.337