alexa Clinical diagnosis support system based on case based fuzzy cognitive maps and semantic web.
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Journal of Computer Science & Systems Biology

Author(s): Douali N, De Roo J, Jaulent MC

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Abstract Incorrect or improper diagnostic tests uses have important implications for health outcomes and costs. Clinical Decision Support Systems purports to optimize the use of diagnostic tests in clinical practice. The computerized medical reasoning should not only focus on existing medical knowledge but also on physician's previous experiences and new knowledge. Such medical knowledge is vague and defines uncertain relationships between facts and diagnosis, in this paper, Case Based Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (CBFCM) are proposed as an evolution of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps. They allow more complete representation of knowledge since case-based fuzzy rules are introduced to improve diagnosis decision. We have developed a framework for interacting with patient's data and formalizing knowledge from Guidelines in the domain of Urinary Tract Infection. The conducted study allowed us to test cognitive approaches for implementing Guidelines with Semantic Web tools. The advantage of this approach is to enable the sharing and reuse of knowledge from Guidelines, physicians experiences and simplify maintenance.
This article was published in Stud Health Technol Inform and referenced in Journal of Computer Science & Systems Biology

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