Postprint version. Published in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Volume 7, Issue 4, August 1, 1995, pages 343-360.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Erika Rogers was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
The work described in this article presents an approach to the integration of computer displayed radiological images with cooperative computerized assistance for decision-making. The VIA-RAD system (Visual Interaction Assistant for Radiology) is a blackboard-based architecture, founded on extensive data collection and analysis in the domain of diagnostic radiology, together with cognitive modeling of the interaction between perception and problem-solving. The details of this system are presented in terms of domain knowledge representation and domain knowledge mapping. A small prototype of the system has been implemented and tested with radiology subjects, and the results of this study are also described.