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12 years 6 months ago
Using clinical preferences in argumentation about evidence from clinical trials
Medical practice is increasingly based on the best available evidence, but the volume of information requires many clinicians to rely on systematic reviews rather than the primary...
Anthony Hunter, Matthew Williams
12 years 6 months ago
Shallow Information Extraction from Medical Forum Data
We study a novel shallow information extraction problem that involves extracting sentences of a given set of topic categories from medical forum data. Given a corpus of medical fo...
Parikshit Sondhi, Manish Gupta, ChengXiang Zhai, J...
12 years 10 months ago
The Consistency of the CADIAG-2 Knowledge Base: A Probabilistic Approach
Abstract. The paper presents the methodology and the results of checking consistency of the knowledge base of CADIAG-2, a large-scale medical expert system. Such knowledge base con...
Pavel Klinov, Bijan Parsia, David Picado-Mui&ntild...
126views Education» more  TEDU 2008»
12 years 10 months ago
Online Learning and Clinical Procedures: Rapid Development and Effective Deployment of Game-Like Interactive Simulations
Abstract. Traditionally, medical education has used live patients to teach medical procedures. This carries a significant risk to patients. As learning technology advances, the ear...
Pablo Moreno-Ger, Carl Blesius, Paul Currier, Jos&...
177views more  IAJIT 2010»
12 years 10 months ago
Representing Uncertainty in Medical Knowledge: An Interval Based Approach for Binary Fuzzy Relations
: This paper addresses issues involved in representation of causal relationships between medical categories. An interval based approach for medical binary fuzzy relations is propos...
Bassam Haddad, Ahmad Awwad
101views more  SCFBM 2008»
12 years 11 months ago
The MERG Suite: Tools for discovering competencies and associated learning resources
Background: As the demands for competency-based education grow, the need for standardsbased tools to allow for publishing and discovery of competency-based learning content is mor...
Ravi Teja Bhupatiraju, William R. Hersh, Valerie S...
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12 years 11 months ago
Selection of patients for clinical trials: an interactive web-based system
The purpose of a clinical trial is to evaluate a new treatment procedure. When medical researchers conduct a trial, they recruit participants with appropriate health problems and ...
Eugene Fink, Princeton K. Kokku, Savvas Nikiforou,...
98views more  JSW 2007»
12 years 11 months ago
Real Time Simulation of Medical Diagnosis with Confidence Levels on Distributed Knowledge Nodes
—Telemedicine has been researched to provide better care to people in the remote area via Internet. Enhancing the Telemedicine over Internet can be applied to multiple health-car...
Narongrit Waraporn
12 years 11 months ago
On iterative intelligent medical search
Searching for medical information on the Web has become highly popular, but it remains a challenging task because searchers are often uncertain about their exact medical situation...
Gang Luo, Chunqiang Tang
272views more  EOR 2007»
12 years 11 months ago
A dynamic logistics coordination model for evacuation and support in disaster response activities
This paper describes an integrated location-distribution model for coordinating logistics support and evacuation operations in disaster response activities. Logistics planning in ...
Wei Yi, Linet Özdamar