Issue No.05 - September/October (1999 vol.14)
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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.
Stefan Schulz, Udo Hahn, "Part-Whole Reasoning: A Case Study in Medical Ontology Engineering", IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol.14, no. 5, pp. 59-67, September/October 1999, doi:10.1109/5254.796091