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Generating Clinical Exercises of Varying Difficulty

  • Sandra Carberry
  • John R. Clarke
Conference paper
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 383)


This paper outlines a system, TraumaCASE, for automatically generating realistic cases of the appropriate level of difficulty based on a model of the user’s current level of expertise. Such cases could be used for instructional purposes by a training module or for computer-based exams by a quality assurance module.


Medical Case Generate Natural Language Instructional Purpose Human Instructor Evidential Rule 
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-Verlag Wien 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Carberry
    • 1
  • John R. Clarke
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Allegheny Univ. of the Health SciencesPhiladelphiaUSA

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