Inductive Learning of Simple Diagnostic Scores

  • Martin Atzmueller
  • Joachim Baumeister
  • Frank Puppe
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2868)


Knowledge acquisition and maintenance in medical domains with a large application domain ontology is a difficult task. To reduce knowledge elicitation costs, semi-automatic learning methods can be used to support the expert.

We propose diagnostic scores as a promising approach and present a method for inductive learning of diagnostic scores. It can be be refined incrementally by applying different types of background knowledge. We give an evaluation of the presented approach with a real-world case base.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Atzmueller
    • 1
  • Joachim Baumeister
    • 1
  • Frank Puppe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany

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