Date of Award
Master of Science in Computer Science - (M.S.)
Computer and Information Science
Computers have become ubiquitous and indispensable part of everyday life both for personal use and in the workplace. Medicine is one of the few domains that has not fully adopted computerization. One impediment to this emanates from a communication gap between the computer science professional and the medical professional. Besides, medical terminology is full of synonyms and medical professionals use them according to their personal preferences. This lack of common terminology has prevented sharing of knowledge and automating data processing, resulting in the healthcare information explosion.
Singh, Mansnimar, "Object oriented partitioning for a medical vocabulary based on semantic network" (1997). Theses. 1035.