Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorSahay, Ratnesh
dc.contributor.authorZimmermann, Antoine
dc.contributor.authorFox, Ronan
dc.contributor.authorPolleres, Axel
dc.contributor.authorHauswirth, Manfred
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-12T11:40:03Z
dc.date.available2014-06-12T11:40:03Z
dc.date.issued2013-06
dc.identifier.citationSahay. Ratnesh ; Zimmermann, Antoine; Fox, Ronan; Polleres, Axel; Hauswirth, Manfred (2013) 'A Formal Investigation of Semantic Interoperability of HCLS Systems' In: Interoperability in Healthcare Information Systems: Standards, Management, and Technology. USA : IGI Global.en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9781466630000
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10379/4388
dc.descriptionBook chapteren_US
dc.description.abstractSemantic interoperability facilitates Health Care and Life Sciences (HCLS) systems in connecting stakeholders at various levels as well as ensuring seamless use of healthcare resources. Their scope ranges from local to regional, national and cross-border. The use of semantics in delivering interoperable solution for HCLS systems is weakened by fact that an Ontology Based Information System (OBIS) has restrictions in modeling, aggregating, and interpreting global knowledge in conjunction with local information (e.g., policy, profiles). This chapter presents an example-scenario that shows such limitations and recognizes that enabling two key features, namely the type and scope of knowledge, within a knowledge base could enhance the overall effectiveness of an OBIS. This chapter provides the idea of separating knowledge bases in types with scope (e.g., global or local) of applicability. Then, it proposes two concrete solutions on this general notion. Finally, the chapter describes open research issues that may be of interest to knowledge system developers and broader research community.en_US
dc.formatapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherIGI Globalen_US
dc.relation.ispartofInteroperability in Healthcare Information Systems: Standards, Management, and Technologyen
dc.subjectHealth Care and Life Sciences (HCLS) systemsen_US
dc.subjectOntology Based Information System (OBIS)en_US
dc.titleA Formal Investigation of Semantic Interoperability of HCLS Systemsen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.date.updated2014-06-12T11:37:17Z
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-3000-0
dc.local.publishedsource10.4018/978-1-4666-3000-0.ch006en_US
dc.description.peer-reviewedPeer reviewed
dc.contributor.funder|~|
dc.internal.rssid6470222
dc.local.contactAxel Polleres, Deri, Nui, Galway. 5723 Email: axel.polleres@deri.org
dc.local.copyrightcheckedYes
dc.local.versionACCEPTED
nui.item.downloads448


Files in this item

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Ireland
This item is available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Ireland. No item may be reproduced for commercial purposes. Please refer to the publisher's URL where this is made available, or to notes contained in the item itself. Other terms may apply.

The following license files are associated with this item:

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record