A Neural Net Learning Algorithm for Design of Cardiotocograph Signal Evaluation Expert System: MYDEARBABY 90/2.47

  • M. Umit Karakas
  • Yoh-Han Pao
  • M. Sinan Beksac
  • Kadir Ozdemir


An Expert System (MYDEARBABY) for Evaluating Fetal Heart Rate (FHR) variations of an unborn baby has been developed using an ad-hoc Production Rule Technique (version 2.34) and Neural Network Technique (version 2.47). The training set contains 219 recordings from mostly at-risk patients. In Neural Netvork version of the expert system single layer Neural Net (functional link net) with 17 inputs, 1 output parameter are used.


Expert System Medical Doctor Production Rule Fetal Heart Rate Fractional Power 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Umit Karakas
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yoh-Han Pao
    • 2
  • M. Sinan Beksac
    • 1
  • Kadir Ozdemir
    • 1
  1. 1.Hacettepe UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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