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An ontological view in telemedicine

Kamsu-Foguem, Bernard An ontological view in telemedicine. (2014) European Research in Telemedicine / La Recherche Européenne en Télémédecine, 3 (2). 67-76. ISSN 2212-764X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurtel.2014.04.001

Abstract

The verification and validation of information system models impact on the adequacy and appropriateness of using the value of telemedicine services for continuously optimizing healthcare outcomes. We have defined a methodology to help the modeling and rigorous analysis of the requirements of information systems in telemedicine. On one hand, this methodology will be based on a formal representation of requirements (systemic, generic domain, etc.) within a knowledge base that will be a requirements repository. On the other hand, this methodology will use conceptual graphs for the formalization of ontology of activities and the production of arguments related to the formal verification of models built from this ontology. We describe an example illustrating the engagement of conceptual graph procedures to model the contextual situations in the telemedicine development. We also discuss the way in which ethical issues will actually take place in telemedicine applications.

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Additional Information:Thanks to Elsevier editor. The definitive version is available at http://www.sciencedirect.com The original PDF of the article can be found at European Research in Telemedicine website : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/2212764X
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Institution:Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
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Deposited By: Bernard KAMSU FOGUEM
Deposited On:30 Jun 2014 15:44

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