Share Paper: Supporting online health queries by modeling patterns of creation, modification and retrieval of medical knowledge

  1. Lauri Lahti, Aalto University School of Science, Finland, Finland

Abstract: We evaluated properties of knowledge resources that can be used for building new semantically and behaviorally motivated resources of health guidance and clinical decision making by modeling patterns of creation, modification and retrieval of medical knowledge. We evaluated statistical properties of Wikipedia articles of general terminology and medical terminology based on 25 most common diagnosis names emerging in an electronic health records system. We also evaluated statistical properties of general terminology used in everyday life in respect to occurrence and importance to enable adaptive perspectives to medical knowledge. Our experiments exploit a conceptual co-occurrence network that we created based on ...