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Can FMRI predict which Coma patients will recover?

The researchers fed fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) data from thousands of coma patients into a machine learning algorithm. That helped them understand how likely a particular patient would be to recover.

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https://futurism.com/machine-learning-coma-patients-live/

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Proponents say so, but I'm not so confident.
From the piece: “These machines are doing nothing other than what the human beings are doing. They are looking at the same data sets — they do exactly the same. However, they do it a million times faster and more reliably.”
I disagree. Most humans don't make decisions based on data and logic alone. They're intuitive. Machines aren't.
I think this will be a fine tool. But only a tool.
Human assessments must carry the most weight. Especially in life or death decisions.

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