A User Interface for Executing Asbru Plans

  • Robert Kosara
  • Silvia Miksch
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2101)


Asbru is a language for specifying treatment plans. These plans are then used by an execution unit to give advice to the medical staff what actions to take (open-loop system). In order to do this, the execution unit has to monitor patient data and needs to be informed about the duration and success of actions.

This communication requires a flexible and adaptive user interface that 1) makes it possible to understand which information is currently needed most urgently, and 2) allows the user to tell it the outcome of treatment steps he or she has performed. It must also be possible to simulate patient parameters for testing treatment plans prior to actual clinical trials.

We present a user interface, called AsbrUI, that meets these criteria.


User Interface Patient Record Environment Simulator Treatment Step Plan Execution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Kosara
    • 1
  • Silvia Miksch
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Software TechnologyVienna University of TechnologyAustria

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