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Using Electronic Computers in Medical Diagnosis

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1 Author(s)
Ledley, Robert S. ; Natl. Acad. of Sciences¿Natl. Res. Council, Washington 25, D.C.

It is becoming increasingly recognized that electronic computers can aid certain aspects of medical diagnosis. But to use the computer for such purposes, the mathematical foundation of the medical diagnostic processes must first be well understood. Three mathematical disciplines are inherently involved in the diagnostic processes: logic, probability, and value theory.

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Medical Electronics, IRE Transactions on  (Volume:ME-7 ,  Issue: 4 )