DermatExpert: Dermatological Diagnosis through the Internet
This paper describes the internet-based expert system DermatExpert. DermatExpert allows users to self-diagnose the most common dermatological diseases at a sub-professional level, using various heuristics and diagnostic strategies. The main process in DermatExpert is an optimization process, which searches among candidate solutions that could explain the patient’s symptoms, trying to exclude hopeless candidates as early as possible.
KeywordsKnowledge Acquisition Human Expert Forward Search Disease Object Knowledge Representation Scheme
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