Sequential decision tree using the analytic hierarchy process for decision support in rectal cancer


Suner A. , Celikoglu C. C. , Dicle O., Sokmen S.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MEDICINE, vol.56, no.1, pp.59-68, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.artmed.2012.05.003
  • Title of Journal : ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.59-68
  • Keywords: Medical decision making, Analytic hierarchy process, Sequential decision tree, Rectal cancer, COLORECTAL-CANCER, PATIENT, MANAGEMENT, RISK, PRIORITIZATION, CHEMOTHERAPY, COMMUNITY, AHP

Abstract

Objective: The aim of the study is to determine the most appropriate method for construction of a sequential decision tree in the management of rectal cancer, using various patient-specific criteria and treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy.