Biomedical Applications of Radial Basis Function Networks

  • A. Saastamoinen
  • M. Lehtokangas
  • A. Värri
  • J. Saarinen
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 67)


An important and interesting group of applications of Radial Basis Function (RBF) networks lies on the field of biomedical engineering. These applications include intelligent signal and image analysis techniques ranging from classification and waveform detection methods to decision making and decision support systems. This chapter begins with a review on the biomedical applications of radial basis function networks. After that, we discuss some general design considerations based on our experiences on the field. Finally, as an example on the design process in general, we present our recent contribution on biomedical waveform detection.


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  • A. Saastamoinen
  • M. Lehtokangas
  • A. Värri
  • J. Saarinen

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