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Mar 19 2007 - 10:53 PM
Life or Death? Let a Computer Decide
A team of researchers at the National Institutes of Health are developing an algorithm to better predict the wishes of individuals who are unable to make medical decisions (e.g., people in comas). Would you trust a computer to decide whether you remain on life support or not? It may be more accurate than a surrogate decision maker (i.e., family, loved ones).
Posted in: TechnologyFYI|By: Hui Soo Chae|28126 Reads