Data Mining: From Medical Decision Support to Hospital Management

  • Shusaku Tsumoto


This chapter gives history of my research on data mining, which was started from 1989 when I graduated from Osaka University, School of Medicine. In order to deal with electronization of all clinical data and records, I started to develop analytic techniques to extract knowledge useful for medical decision making. Firstly, I focused on rule induction and then moved into temporal data mining. The achievements are shown in this chapter.


Data Mining Medication Error Bacterial Meningitis Domain Expert Hospital Information System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical InformaticsShimane UniversityMatsueJapan

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