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HealthAgents: distributed multi-agent brain tumor diagnosis and prognosis

González-Vélez, Horacio, Mier, Mariola, Julià-Sapé, Margarida, Arvanitis, Thodoros N., Garcia-Gomez, Juan M., Robles, Montserrat, Lewis, Paul H., Dasmahapatra, Srinandan, Dupplaw, David, Peet, Andrew, Arús, Carles, Celda, Bernardo, Van Huffel, Sabine and Lluch-Ariet, Magí (2009) HealthAgents: distributed multi-agent brain tumor diagnosis and prognosis [in special issue: Computational Intelligence Agents] Journal of Applied Intelligence, 30, (3), pp. 191-202. (doi:10.1007/s10489-007-0085-8).

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We present an agent-based distributed decision support system for the diagnosis and prognosis of brain tumors developed by the HEALTHAGENTS project. HEALTHAGENTS is a European Union funded research project, which aims to enhance the classification of brain tumours using such a decision support system based on intelligent agents to securely connect a network of clinical centres. The HEALTHAGENTS system is implementing novel pattern recognition discrimination methods, in order to analyse in vivo Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) and ex vivo/in vitro High Resolution Magic Angle Spinning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (HR-MAS) and DNA micro-array data. HEALTHAGENTS intends not only to apply forefront agent technology to the biomedical field, but also develop the HEALTHAGENTS network, a globally distributed information and knowledge repository for brain tumour diagnosis and prognosis.

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Published date: 1 June 2009
Keywords: machine learning, decision support systems, computational intelligence, agents, pattern recognition, medical ontologies, medical informatics, magnetic resonance
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Southampton Wireless Group


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Date deposited: 20 Jan 2009 10:22
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:09

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Author: Horacio González-Vélez
Author: Mariola Mier
Author: Margarida Julià-Sapé
Author: Thodoros N. Arvanitis
Author: Juan M. Garcia-Gomez
Author: Montserrat Robles
Author: Paul H. Lewis
Author: David Dupplaw
Author: Andrew Peet
Author: Carles Arús
Author: Bernardo Celda
Author: Sabine Van Huffel
Author: Magí Lluch-Ariet

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