Experimental Verification of the Effectiveness of Mammography Testing Description’s Standardization

  • Teresa Podsiadły-Marczykowska
  • Rafał Zawiślak
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 364)


The article presents assumptions, and results of a test of experimental verification of a hypothesis stating that the use of the MammoEdit - a tool that uses its own ontology and the embedded knowledge of mammography – increase the diagnostic accuracy as well as the reproducibility of mammographic interpretation. The graphical user interface of the editor was similarly assessed, as well as the rules for visualization which assists the radiologist in the interpretation of the lesions’ character.


mammogram interpretation biomedical engineering ontology breast scanning cancer diagnostics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teresa Podsiadły-Marczykowska
    • 1
  • Rafał Zawiślak
    • 2
  1. 1.Instytut Biocybernetyki i Inżynierii Biomedycznej PANWarszawaPoland
  2. 2.Politechnika Łódzka, Instytut AutomatykiŁódźPoland

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