Bone Age Assessment with Fuzzy Logic

DATE PUBLISHED
December 17, 2017
SECTION
Articles

Abstract

Bone age estimated with left hand graphy takes an important place in follow up of child development. Assessment of bone age was aimed in the current study. Areas of carpal bones were calculated from reference graphics for related age groups. Inputs of fuzzy system were formed using calculated information. Bone age was estimated with fuzzy inference system. Users were provided to estimate bone age from graphics via prepared software. Hand graphics of healthy children were estimated in fuzzy system and results were evaluated. Accurate results were estimated in a ratio of 75,6% of 387 graphics analyzed with the prepared system. Fuzzy system designed using carpal bone areas would be able to be used in bone age automations prepared in the future.

Keywords

fuzzy logic, fuzzy systems, bone age assessment, bone age

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Author Details

Aysun Coskun

Yasin Yılmaz