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Part-whole reasoning: a case study in medical ontology engineering

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3 Author(s)
U. Hahn ; Freiburg Univ., Germany ; S. Schulz ; M. Romacker

Clinical computing requires effective medical ontologies that can support large-scale formal reasoning. Our proposal lets the knowledge engineer, on demand, enable or disable transitivity of part-whole reasoning and part-whole induced concept specialization and role propagation, with respect to commonly shared medical conceptualizations

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IEEE Intelligent Systems and their Applications  (Volume:14 ,  Issue: 5 )