Scoring Systems in Computer-Based Training for Digital Mammography

Paul Taylor, Mark Hartswood, Lilian Blot, Rob Procter, Stuart Anderson

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A computer-based training tool was developed through a collaborative design process. The tool allows trainee radiologists to access a large number of suspicious lesions. The tool employs a certainty-based scoring system in which trainees’ responses are scored not just as right or wrong but according to their confidence. Different approaches to providing trainees with feedback were considered: one based on a histogram and one using a line graph of cumulative scores. Following an initial assessment by radiologists, a revised scheme was introduced in which disagreements between trainee and expert are rated according the clinical or pedagogical significance of the error.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDigital Mammography
Subtitle of host publication10th International Workshop, IWDM 2010, Girona, Catalonia, Spain, June 16-18, 2010. Proceedings
EditorsJoan Mart?, Arnau Oliver, Jordi Freixenet, Robert Mart?
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-13666-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-13665-8
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg


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