Decision Support Systems

Course Code:



Undergraduate Courses

Specialization Category:

Semester 9 ( ΜΕΥ )

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Course Tutors

Dimitrios Glotsos

Course Outline

• Introduction, historical review, diagnostic errors, necessity of decision support systems in medicine and biology
• Decision making processes in medicine and biology
• Decision support system structure, collection, processing, analysis of medical data, optimization and decision-making, reliability assessment
• Design and implementation of decision support systems, standardization, machine learning, artificial intelligence, internet, telemedicine, health information systems
• Examples of decision support systems in medicine and biology (early diagnosis of melanoma,grade malignancy in brain cancer,benign and malignant differentiation in breast cancer,recognition of biomarkers in proteomic spectra, gene expression study, etc.)
• Commercial systems, legal issues and bioethics issues