Formalizing the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) using Formal Concept Analysis (FCA).

Guoqian Jiang, Marcelline R. Harris, Guergana K. Savova, Christopher G. Chute

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analysis (FCA) to support the formal description of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability,and Health (ICF). An ontology-based framework based on Protégé platform was adopted for the formalization tasks. The ICF was represented as a local terminology which contains a family of lists of pre-coordinated phrases. The ICNP was used as a cross-thesaurus that provides a set of descriptors. A FCA-based plug-in was developed for automating the production and visualization of a knowledge base of dissections. A preliminary evaluation was performed to show the usefulness of the FCA-based approach

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalAMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium
StatePublished - 2007


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