Data Integration Targeting a Drug Related Knowledge Base

  • Olivier Curé
  • Raphaël Squelbut
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4254)


We present a patient-oriented computer-based medical system which proposes advices on mild clinical signs treatment and medication. Therefore, this system can be considered a self-medication assistant tool. In a nutshell, this web application validates drug consumptions of a given patient, based on patient information stored in an electronic health care record, with a drug and symptom knowledge base. The efficiency and accuracy of the knowledge base inferences depend on the quality, quantity and recency of the drug instances. A practical source for these information are databases. Thus we developed a data integration solution which enables the mapping of relational databases to a Description Logics knowledge base.


Data Integration Description Logic Conjunctive Query Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Code Source Schema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olivier Curé
    • 1
  • Raphaël Squelbut
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire ISISUniversité de Marne-la-ValléeMarne-la-ValléeFrance

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