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A hybrid systems approach to integration of medical models

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4 Author(s)
W. Kohn ; Intermetrics Inc., Bellevue, WA, USA ; J. James ; A. Nerode ; N. DeClaris

The authors discuss a fundamental problem in the provision of quality care at acceptable, society-wide costs: The integration of what is now a dichotomy in medical models. The dichotomy is one between phenomenological models of high-level decisions and evolution models of low-level dynamics. The dominant modeling concepts are based traditionally on (a) “homeostasis” and, (b) “physical dynamics”-such as those encountered in pharmacology, quantitative pathophysiology, and immunology. The authors introduce a novel idea of the hybrid system state which is used to provide a basis for integration of medical models

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Decision and Control, 1994., Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on  (Volume:4 )

Date of Conference:

14-16 Dec 1994