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Automatic generation of medical reports from chest X-rays in Czech
Thesis title in Czech: Automatické generování lékařských zpráv z rentgenových snímků hrudníku v češtině
Thesis title in English: Automatic generation of medical reports from chest X-rays in Czech
Key words: zpracování obrázků|generování přirozeného jazyka|lékařství|neuronové sítě
English key words: image processing|natural language generation|medical|neural networks
Academic year of topic announcement: 2021/2022
Type of assignment: diploma thesis
Thesis language: angličtina
Department: Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (32-UFAL)
Supervisor: Mgr. Rudolf Rosa, Ph.D.
Author: hidden - assigned and confirmed by the Study Dept.
Date of registration: 31.03.2022
Date of assignment: 31.03.2022
Confirmed by Study dept. on: 12.04.2022
Date and time of defence: 13.09.2022 09:00
Date of electronic submission:20.07.2022
Date of submission of printed version:25.07.2022
Date of proceeded defence: 13.09.2022
Reviewers: Mgr. Jindřich Libovický, Ph.D.
The aim of the master thesis is the problem of automatic textual report generation for chest X-ray images. The input is one or more chest X-ray images and the output is an overall textual description (report) of the chest X-ray. This report should describe whether there are any diseases/abnormalities and, if so, they should be described in more detail.

The generation of textual descriptions will take place on the basis of neural networks and the final output will be in the Czech language. Some of openly available medical datasets will be used for training the network, but as they are not in the Czech language, they will be translated automatically using a freely available machine translation system.

The final model created as a result of the thesis will be then evaluated in order to determine the final performance of the model.

The goal is not to replace the doctor examination, as no guarantees can be made about the truthfulness of the model predictions. The thesis should rather produce an auxiliary tool that should help doctors examine X-rays.
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