DEVELOPMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF CLINICAL MEDICAL ONTOLOGIES

Hiroko Kou, Mamoru Ohta, Jun Zhou, Kouji Kozaki, Riichiro Mizoguchi, Takeshi Imai, Kazuhiko Ohe

Abstract

We have been building a Japanese medical ontology that provides an intelligent infrastructure for systematization and synthetic understanding of medical knowledge on a large scale. The objectives of our research include building a medical ontology and developing application systems based on it. We identified a few common fundamental technologies for understanding the medical ontology and implemented them. The main features of these technologies are summarized as the following two functions: dynamically generating is-a hierarchy according to the user’s interest, and providing natural language explanations. We built a prototype medical information service system using these fundamental technologies. We conducted an informal evaluation in a workshop and received favorable comments from medical experts.

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Kou H., Ohta M., Zhou J., Kozaki K., Mizoguchi R., Imai T. and Ohe K. (2010). DEVELOPMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF CLINICAL MEDICAL ONTOLOGIES . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-29-4, pages 235-240. DOI: 10.5220/0003089102350240


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@conference{keod10,
author={Hiroko Kou and Mamoru Ohta and Jun Zhou and Kouji Kozaki and Riichiro Mizoguchi and Takeshi Imai and Kazuhiko Ohe},
title={DEVELOPMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF CLINICAL MEDICAL ONTOLOGIES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={235-240},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003089102350240},
isbn={978-989-8425-29-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010)
TI - DEVELOPMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF CLINICAL MEDICAL ONTOLOGIES
SN - 978-989-8425-29-4
AU - Kou H.
AU - Ohta M.
AU - Zhou J.
AU - Kozaki K.
AU - Mizoguchi R.
AU - Imai T.
AU - Ohe K.
PY - 2010
SP - 235
EP - 240
DO - 10.5220/0003089102350240