Before continuing the presentation of the knowledge base, the Study Module, and the Discovery Module I will discuss in greater detail the structure and contents of the time-oriented database used in this research. An understanding of the database is crucial to understanding the other components of RX. In the following introduction I will review the basic structure of time-oriented databases presented in Chapter 1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Blum
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science Margaret Jacks HallStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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