Hyperthyroidism Diagnosis Supporting Using Imprecise Rules

  • Joanna Straszecka
  • Ewa Straszecka
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 45)


A method of transforming a diagnostic pattern in hyperthyroidism, into “IF A THEN B” rules is presented. A representation of imprecision of some medical concepts and a scheme of reasoning using it are suggested. Examples of testing the model for patients’ data are given. Results of testing are summarized and conclusions are drawn.


Membership Function Diagnostic Pattern Thyroid Gland Disease Construct Membership Function Generalize Modus Ponens 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joanna Straszecka
    • 1
  • Ewa Straszecka
    • 2
  1. 1.IV Department of Internal Medicine of the Silesian Medical AcademyPoland
  2. 2.Institute of ElectronicsSilesian Technical UniversityGliwicePoland

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