Two distinct phases of the Distributed Problem Solving-DPS-process are the definitional/preparatory (articula-tion) phase and the actual problem-solving (substantive) phase. We have developed a DPS architecture that unifies both of these problem-solving activities into a common framework, providing a new and dynamic paradigm for distributed problem solving.… (More)
Introduction: The standard treatment for patients with early-stage cervical cancer has been radical hysterectomy. However, for women interested in future fertility, radical trachelectomy is now considered a safe and feasible option. The use of minimally invasive surgical techniques to perform this procedure has recently been reported.