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Selection of Foundational Ontology for Collaborative Knowledge Modeling in Healthcare Domain

  • Farooq Ahmad
  • Helena Lindgren
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6304)

Abstract

Ontology design is an important process for structuring knowledge to be reused in different projects in the health domain. In this paper, we describe an ontology design for the collaborative knowledge building system ACKTUS to be used for developing personalized knowledge applications for different domains. Different foundational ontologies were compared with respect to selected criteria considered vital for the project, such as modularity and descriptiveness.

Keywords

Decision Support System Health Domain Domain Ontology Dementia Care Collaborative Knowledge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farooq Ahmad
    • 1
  • Helena Lindgren
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUmeå UniversityUmeåSweden

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