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The Data Dictionary: Limiting the Domain of the Model

  • Homer R. Warner
  • Dean K. Sorenson
  • Omar Bouhaddou
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Part of the Computers and Medicine book series (C+M)

Abstract

The data dictionary of an expert system is the component that describes all the terms known to the system. In a diagnostic expert system, the data dictionary is the set of diseases and disease manifestations (i.e., symptoms, signs, laboratory results, radiological results, and special procedures) across all the diseases represented in the knowledge base.

Keywords

Expert System Word Relation Inference Engine Parenchymal Lesion Enlarge Spleen 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Homer R. Warner
    • 1
  • Dean K. Sorenson
    • 2
  • Omar Bouhaddou
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical InformaticsUniversity of Utah School of MedicineSalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.Mosby Consumer HealthSalt Lake CityUSA

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