A framework for building cooperative software agents in medical applications

@article{Lanzola1999AFF,
  title={A framework for building cooperative software agents in medical applications},
  author={Giordano Lanzola and Luca Gatti and Sabina Falasconi and Mario Stefanelli},
  journal={Artificial intelligence in medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={223-49}
}
Exploiting the information technology may have a great impact on improving cooperation and interoperability among the different professionals taking part to the process of delivering health care services. New paradigms are therefore being devised considering software systems as autonomous agents able to help professionals in accomplishing their duties. To this aim those systems should encapsulate the skills for solving a given set of tasks and possess the social ability to cooperate in order to… CONTINUE READING