Development of Temporal Logic-Based Fuzzy Decision Support System for Diagnosis of Acute Rheumatic Fever/Rheumatic Heart Disease

  • Sanjib Raj Pandey
  • Jixin Ma
  • Chong Hong Lai
Conference paper


In this paper we describe our research work in developing a Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) for the diagnosis of Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF)/Rheumatic Heart Diseases (RHD) in Nepal. This paper expressively emphasizes the three problems which have previously not been addressed, which are: (a) ARF in Nepal has created a lot of confusion in the diagnosis and treatment, due to the lack of standard unique procedures, (b) the adoption of foreign guideline is not effective and does not meet the Nepali environment and lifestyle, (c) using (our proposed method) of hybrid methodologies (knowledge-based, temporal theory and Fuzzy logic) together to design and develop a system to diagnose of ARF case an early stage in the English and Nepali version. The three tier architecture is constructed by integrating the MS Access for backend and for fronted to deployment of the system.


Rheumatic Heart Disease Clinical Decision Support System Acute Rheumatic Fever Temporal Reasoning Temporal Abstraction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computing & Information SystemUniversity of GreenwichLondonUK
  2. 2.Mathematical Sciences DepartmentUniversity of GreenwichLondonUK

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