A general framework for building patient monitoring systems

  • Cristiana Larizza
  • Gabriele Bernuzzi
  • Mario Stefanelli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 934)


This paper describes a general framework designed to assist the physician in the management of patients long-term monitoring. It exploits a temporal model based on the temporal primitives time-point and interval and provides powerful mechanisms performing temporal abstractions and temporal reasoning that can be used to assess the patient clinical evolution in various medical domains. The framework is integrated into a clinical workstation providing several tools designed to assist the clinical staff in the management of the patients records and in the definition of the domain-specific knowledge.


Temporal Reasoning Trend Detection Temporal Abstraction Single Time Series Knowledge Base System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristiana Larizza
    • 1
  • Gabriele Bernuzzi
    • 1
  • Mario Stefanelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversità di PaviaItaly

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