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 JCC  Vol.2 No.9 , July 2014
Analysis of Cardiotocogram Data for Fetal Distress Determination by Decision Tree Based Adaptive Boosting Approach
Abstract: Cardiotocography is one of the most widely used technique for recording changes in fetal heart rate (FHR) and uterine contractions. Assessing cardiotocography is crucial in that it leads to iden- tifying fetuses which suffer from lack of oxygen, i.e. hypoxia. This situation is defined as fetal dis- tress and requires fetal intervention in order to prevent fetus death or other neurological disease caused by hypoxia. In this study a computer-based approach for analyzing cardiotocogram in- cluding diagnostic features for discriminating a pathologic fetus. In order to achieve this aim adaptive boosting ensemble of decision trees and various other machine learning algorithms are employed.
Cite this paper: Karabulut, E. and Ibrikci, T. (2014) Analysis of Cardiotocogram Data for Fetal Distress Determination by Decision Tree Based Adaptive Boosting Approach. Journal of Computer and Communications, 2, 32-37. doi: 10.4236/jcc.2014.29005.
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