An ontology-based exploration of the concepts and relationships in the activities and participation component of the international classification of functioning, disability and health

@inproceedings{Mea2012AnOE,
  title={An ontology-based exploration of the concepts and relationships in the activities and participation component of the international classification of functioning, disability and health},
  author={Vincenzo Della Mea and Andrea Simoncello},
  booktitle={J. Biomedical Semantics},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is a classification of health and health-related issues, aimed at describing and measuring health and disability at both individual and population levels. Here we discuss a preliminary qualitative and quantitative analysis of the relationships used in the Activities and Participation component of ICF, and a preliminary mapping to SUMO (Suggested Upper Merged Ontology) concepts. The aim of the analysis is to… CONTINUE READING
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