Collaborative Encoding of Asbru Clinical Protocols

  • Marco Rospocher
  • Claudio Eccher
  • Chiara Ghidini
  • Rakebul Hasan
  • Andreas Seyfang
  • Antonella Ferro
  • Silvia Miksch
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 69)

Abstract

Encoding guidelines and treatment protocols in formal and computer-executable form is not a trivial task and requires the collaboration between clinicians and knowledge engineers. In this paper, we describe CliP-MoKi, a Semantic Media Wiki (SMW)-based tool for the collaborative encoding in a distributed environment of cancer treatment protocols in Asbru. CliP-MoKi exploits the great flexibility of SMW technology to mix unstructured information and semantic annotations, allowing to automatically generate the final formal model with minimal adaptation cost. CliP-MoKi uses forms and a graphical representation of the resulting plan hierarchy to help the encoding and the representation of the model. All these features render CliP-MoKi a natural candidate for small to medium scale modeling tasks, since the use of bigger systems may require a big adaptation and training effort. Moreover, our approach is not constrained to Asbru, but CliP-MoKi can be adapted to support other modeling languages.

Keywords

Clinical Protocol Semantic Annotation Knowledge Engineer Biomedical Informatics Computerize Decision Support System 
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© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Rospocher
    • 1
  • Claudio Eccher
    • 1
  • Chiara Ghidini
    • 1
  • Rakebul Hasan
    • 1
  • Andreas Seyfang
    • 3
  • Antonella Ferro
    • 2
  • Silvia Miksch
    • 3
  1. 1.Fondazione Bruno KesslerTrentoItaly
  2. 2.Medical OncologyS. Chiara HospitalTrentoItaly
  3. 3.Vienna University of TechnologyAustria

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