MediGrid – Facilitating Semantic-Based processing of Biomedical Data and Knowledge

Jan Vejvalka, Petr Lesný, Tomáš Holeček, Kryštof Slabý, Adéla Jarolímková, Helena Bouzková

Abstract

New ICT approaches promise better support to the traditional ways that medicine handles information. Exploring ways to provide this support, we formulated the principles of he MediGrid: (1) Data processed by biomedical algorithms are (following the philosophical tradition of phenomenology) indicators that can be transformed into other indicators. (2) Data and algorithms can be shared across conceptual domains if documented semantic links exist to support such interconnection. The need of explicit and detailed documentation of semantics leads to the requirement of good documentation of computer procedures that implement the biomedical knowledge contained in scientifically accepted algorithms. A proof-of-concept implementation of a system based on these principles has been published on Sourceforge.

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Vejvalka J., Lesný P., Holeček T., Slabý K., Jarolímková A. and Bouzková H. (2009). MediGrid – Facilitating Semantic-Based processing of Biomedical Data and Knowledge . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Open Source in European Health Care: The Time is Ripe - Volume 1: Workshop OSEHC, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-79-1, pages 18-21. DOI: 10.5220/0001828500180021


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@conference{workshop osehc09,
author={Jan Vejvalka and Petr Lesný and Tomáš Holeček and Kryštof Slabý and Adéla Jarolímková and Helena Bouzková},
title={MediGrid – Facilitating Semantic-Based processing of Biomedical Data and Knowledge},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Open Source in European Health Care: The Time is Ripe - Volume 1: Workshop OSEHC, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={18-21},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001828500180021},
isbn={978-989-8111-79-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Open Source in European Health Care: The Time is Ripe - Volume 1: Workshop OSEHC, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - MediGrid – Facilitating Semantic-Based processing of Biomedical Data and Knowledge
SN - 978-989-8111-79-1
AU - Vejvalka J.
AU - Lesný P.
AU - Holeček T.
AU - Slabý K.
AU - Jarolímková A.
AU - Bouzková H.
PY - 2009
SP - 18
EP - 21
DO - 10.5220/0001828500180021