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Fuzzy Logic in Medicine

Fuzzy Logic in Medicine
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Author(s): Michelle LaBrunda (Cabrini Medical Center, USA) and Andrew LaBrunda (University of Guam, USA)
Copyright: 2009
Pages: 7
Source title: Medical Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Joseph Tan (McMaster University, Canada)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-050-9.ch174

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Abstract

This article explores the use of fuzzy logic in the medical field. While giving a comparison of classic and fuzzy logic we present the various uses of the applications made possible by fuzzy logic, focusing on diagnosis and treatment. The ever evolving technology making the line between medicine and technology thinner every year, is helping to make the treatment of disease and the mending of injury easier for medical professionals. We also propose several questions that arise from, and may by answered by, fuzzy logic and its applications.

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