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Thinking Like an Engineer and Thinking Like a Physician

Engineers and physicians model systems, and solve problems, differently. It takes years of study and practical experience to learn the ways each field views and navigates the world, and how these differ from the way untrained, inexperienced people think about problems and solutions. Doctors know how they think about patients, diagnosis, and treatment in practice,…

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Taking the mystique out of the Black Box for AI in medicine

Deep learning (DL) is the top performer in data-intensive tasks [1, 2] and thus has the potential to improve personalized, predictive, precise, and preventive health enabled by multiple state-of-the-art measurement technologies and big data. For instance, DL has been shown to surpass human performance in pathology [3] and Electrocardiogram (ECG) [4]. However, in contrast to…