Representing Knowledge for Clinical Diagnostic Reasoning

  • Peter J. F. Lucas
  • Felipe Orihuela-Espina
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9521)


The early medical diagnostic applications often had the form of rule-based expert systems and started to appear around the mid 1970s. Soon, it became apparent that developing reliable diagnostic systems required an understanding of the principles underlying diagnosis, which at the time were poorly understood.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Computing and Information SciencesRadboud UniversityNijmegenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.LIACSLeiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Instituto Nacional de AstrofísicaÓptica y ElectrónicaPueblaMexico

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