J Korean Soc Med Inform.  2003 Sep;9(3):213-219.

Ontology Technology in Medical Informatics

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Management Information Systems, Dankook University. hgkim@dku.edu
  • 2Department of Dental Management & Informatics, Seoul National University.

Abstract

The main purpose of this paper is to overview the current issues in the area of medical ontology. Ontology technology in Medical Informatics is evolved from the three different research areas: namely, web application for the Semantic Web, Knowledge Representation in Artificial Intelligence, and medical terminology system. In this paper we provide possible research agenda concerning medical ontology development from the above three perspectives at the same time.

Keyword

Ontology; Knowledge Representation; Medical Informatics; Artificial Intelligence; Semantic Web

MeSH Terms

Artificial Intelligence
Medical Informatics*
Semantics
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