Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.
Traditionally, a major task in building a medical diagnosis expert system is the process of acquiring the required knowledge in the form of production rules. alternative knowledge acquisition approaches to articulating knowledge required for diagnostic tasks are presented in this paper. Each approach has its own advantages and disadvantages. The ultimate goal of these approaches is to free human experts from tedious diagnosis loads. The effectiveness of these approaches is demonstrated by an example of a hypothesis regarding the pathophysiology of diabetes.
Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications 9(6), pp.9-14