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Knowledge Acquisition Using Syntactic Time Patterns

  • G. Tusch
  • J. Bernauer
  • G. Gubernatis
  • M. Rading
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 38)

Abstract

For knowledge acquisition based on time oriented data we describe a tool to be used for clinical research in the intensive care setting of liver transplantation. The tool incorporates a time model derived from Allen’s concepts [1]. Interactive definition and refinement of concepts can immediately tested on the data. The resulting output covers not only time intervals of the knowledge based classification process but also rule and frame based definitions of concepts. The first evaluation results are very encouraging. This knowledge acquisition tool is seen as one additional tool complementing classical ones as statistical packages, for example.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Tusch
    • 1
  • J. Bernauer
    • 2
  • G. Gubernatis
    • 1
  • M. Rading
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinic for Abdominal and Transplantation SurgeryMedical School HannoverHannoverGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Medical InformaticsUniversity of HildesheimHildesheimGermany

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