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A.I. detects COVID-19 on chest X-rays with accuracy and speed – Northwestern University NewsCenter

Algorithm performed similar to a consensus of thoracic radiologists

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Northwestern University researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (A.I.) platform that detects COVID-19 by analyzing X-ray images of the lungs.
Called DeepCOVID-XR, the machine-learning algorithm outperformed a team of specialized thoracic radiologists spotting COVID-19 in X-rays about 10 times faster and 1-6% more accurately.
Aggelos Katsaggelos
The researchers believe physicians could use the A.I. system to rapidly screen patients who are admitted into hospitals for reasons other…

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