A Survey on Deep Learning and Explainability for Automatic Report Generation from Medical Images

Messina, Pablo; Pino, Pablo; Parra, Denis; Soto, Alvaro; Besa, Cecilia; Uribe, Sergio; Andia, Marcelo; Tejos, Cristian; Prieto, Claudia; Capurro, Daniel


Every year physicians face an increasing demand of image-based diagnosis from patients, a problem that can be addressed with recent artificial intelligence methods. In this context, we survey works in the area of automatic report generation from medical images, with emphasis on methods using deep neural networks, with respect to (1) Datasets, (2) Architecture Design, (3) Explainability, and (4) Evaluation Metrics. Our survey identifies interesting developments but also remaining challenges. Among them, the current evaluation of generated reports is especially weak, since it mostly relies on traditional Natural Language Processing (NLP) metrics, which do not accurately capture medical correctness.

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Título de la Revista: ACM COMPUTING SURVEYS
Volumen: 54
Número: 10S
Fecha de publicación: 2022


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