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Diagnosis Systems in Medicine with Reusable Knowledge Components
November/December 2001 (vol. 16 no. 6)
pp. 68-73

This article shows how we developed a diagnosis-aid system by reusing and adapting generic knowledge components for diagnosis of eye emergencies. Constructing knowledge systems is viewed as modeling activity for developing structured knowledge and reasoning models. To ensure well-formed models, the use of some knowledge engineering methodology is crucial. Additionally, reusing models can significantly reduce the time and costs of building a new application. Reusing knowledge components across different applications and domains can help acquire expert knowledge and accurately describe the reasoning process. In fact, current knowledge engineering research has taken major initiatives in the development of knowledge systems by reusing generic components, such as ontologies or problem-solving methods.

Maria Taboada, Julio Des, José Mira, Roque Marin, "Diagnosis Systems in Medicine with Reusable Knowledge Components," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 68-73, Nov.-Dec. 2001, doi:10.1109/5254.972093
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