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Information Visualization and its Application to Medicine
Authors: Chittaro L.
Published in: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, vol. 22, no. 2, May 2001, pp. 81-88.
Abstract: This paper provides an introduction to the field of Information Visualization (IV) and a discussion of its application to medical systems. More specifically, it aims at: (i) defining what IV is and what are its goals, (ii) highlighting the similarities and differences between IV and traditional medical imaging, (iii) illustrating the potential of IV for medical applications by examining several examples of implemented systems, (iv) giving some general indications about the purposes and the effective exploitation of an IV component into a medical system.
Copyright: Copyright of the published article by Elsevier Science, 2003. Elsevier Science grants the author the right to post a preprint version of the paper on an electronic public server.