Addressing the challenge of encoding causal epidemiological knowledge in formal ontologies: a practical perspective

Anya Okhmatovskaia, Arash Shaban-Nejad, Maxime Lavigne, David L Buckeridge
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 2014, 205: 1125-9
The paper presents an overview of approaches to encoding uncertain causal knowledge in formal ontologies and demonstrates how these approaches can be used in a semantic-driven application for public health using the Population Health Record (PopHR) platform as an example.

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