Mapping laboratory medicine onto the select and test model to facilitate knowledge-based report generation in laboratory medicine

  • Kindler H. 
  • Densow D. 
  • Fischer B. 
  • Fliedner T. M. 
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 934)


A prototype of a knowledge-based system in laboratory medicine that produces report proposals for haematology is presented. The medical problem-solving process in laboratory medicine can be modelled with the ST-model (select and test). This decreases the complexity of the inference mechanisms and allows the construction of knowledge-acquisition tools that are easy to use for laboratory physicians. The possibility of how to connect the knowledge-based system with a LIS (laboratory information system) is described.


Laboratory Physician Reference Interval Inference Mechanism Deduction Rule Laboratory Information System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kindler H. 
    • 1
  • Densow D. 
    • 2
  • Fischer B. 
    • 2
  • Fliedner T. M. 
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Applied Knowledge ProcessingUniversity of UlmUlm
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Physiology and Occupational HealthUniversity of UlmGermany

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