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Issues in Semantic Network Development and Utilization

  • Steven Evans
Part of the Computers and Medicine book series (C+M)

Abstract

The origins of the semantic network methodology for PACE arose from the author’s doctoral studies on the development of Semantic Operators Producing Heuristically Interesting Sentential Types (SOPHIST) system (Evans, 1969). This 1969 development was in turn based on prior research in related studies begun in 1967 (Evans, 1967). Such studies were forerunners of what were later described as semantic trees by Quillian (Quillian, 1966). Since both Evans and Quillian were later in the same doctoral program at the same university, it is not surprising that the conceptual environment should foster commonality in this research area.

Keywords

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Semantic Network Bacterial Pneumonia Pace System High White Blood Cell Count 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven Evans
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  1. 1.Oncor Med Genetic Risk AssessmentOmahaUSA

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