A Diagnostic System Based on Fuzzy Logic for Clinical Examination of Patients in Ayurveda

  • Ranjit KaurEmail author
  • Kamaldeep Kaur
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 955)


Ayurveda accentuate on ‘Personalized Treatment’ as it considers very individual different in terms of physical and mental traits. Hence Ayurvedic Physicians carry out Dashvidh Prakisha (Ten Fold Examination) of patients to assess various aspects of personality, temperament, health status of the patient. This examination will help the physicians to provide the personalized treatment and appropriate dose of medicine to the patients. The prime objective of this research is to develop a tool based on fuzzy logic to automate the clinical examination of patients. A fuzzy controller is designed which has all the input and output parameters acquired by rigorous consultation with Ayurvedic Physicians. A knowledge base constructed by mapping input parameters to an appropriate output parameter based on the expertise of Ayurvedic Physicians is fed into the fuzzy controller. Comparative study is applied for assessing the performance of the proposed system. Diagnosis carried out by the Ayurvedic Physicians and results generated by the system and are compared for 150 patients.


Fuzzy logic Human Constituents Immunity Ayurveda Inference engine Defuzzification 



The authors wish to express special thanks of gratitude to the expert Dr. Rabjyot Kaur working as Ayurvedic Medical Officer at Government Ayurvedic Dispensary (GAD), Bombeli, Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India for her persistent assistance during the development and testing phase of the proposed system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer Science EngineeringLovely Professional UniversityPhagwaraIndia

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