Intelligent Multimedia Multi-Agent Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment Support System

  • Rajiv Khosla
  • Ishwar K. Sethi
  • Ernesto Damiani
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 582)


The objective of this chapter is to show the application of the conceptual and computational facets of the HCVM in a clinical drug prescription monitoring activity. The application is in the area of infectious diseases (Gorbach et al. 1998; Barrows et al. 1991) and addresses problems related to the gathering of patient symptomatic data, providing diagnostic assistance, and finding inconsistencies in practitioner prescribed treatments compared to those recommended by therapeutic guidelines (TG 1998).


Acute Otitis Medium Medical Practitioner Nominal Scale Therapeutic Guideline Potential Diagnosis 
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  • Rajiv Khosla
  • Ishwar K. Sethi
  • Ernesto Damiani

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