A method of aiding the diagnosis of otitis media in a patient includes obtaining image data in a processor apparatus of a computing device, the image data being associated with at least one electronic image of a tympanic membrane of the patient, calculating, a plurality of image features, each image feature being calculated based on at least a portion of the image data, classifying the at least one electronic image as a particular type of otitis media using the plurality of image features, and outputting an indication of the particular type of otitis media. Also, a system for implementing such a method that includes an output device and a computing device.

Title
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AIDING IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF OTITIS MEDIA BY CLASSIFYING TYMPANIC MEMBRANE IMAGES
Application Number
15/483133
Publication Number
20170209078 (A1)
Application Date
April 10, 2017
Publication Date
July 27, 2017
Assignee
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
PA, US
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION
PA, US
IPC
A61B 5/103
A61B 1/227
G06T 7/90
G06T 7/11
G06T 7/00
G06F 19/00
G06K 9/62
A61B 1/00
A61B 5/00
A61B 5/12
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