We motivate and implement an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Computer Aided Diagnosis (CAD) framework, to assist clinicians in the early diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Our framework is based on a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) trained and tested on functional Magnetic Resonance Images datasets. We contribute to the literature on AI-CAD frameworks for AD by using a 2D CNN for early diagnosis of MCI. Contrary to current efforts, we do not attempt to provide an AI-CAD framework that will replace clinicians, but one that can work in synergy with them. Our framework is cheaper and faster as it relies on small datasets without the need of high-performance computing infrastructures. Our work contributes to the literature on digital transformation of healthcare, health Information Systems, and NeuroIS, while it opens novel avenues for further research on the topic.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|
|Event||Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - Hawaii, United States|
Duration: 5 Jan 2021 → 8 Jan 2021
Conference number: 54
|Conference||Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences|
|Period||5/01/21 → 8/01/21|
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