Case-Based Reasoning for Antibiotics Therapy Advice

  title={Case-Based Reasoning for Antibiotics Therapy Advice},
  author={Rainer Schmidt and Bernhard Pollwein and Lothar Gierl},
In this paper, we describe case-based techniques in a medical application. We have developed a prototype of an antibiotics therapy adviser within the ICONS project, where the main advantage of applying CBR techniques is to speed-up the process of computing advisable therapies. However, some adaptations do not really belong to the Case-Based Reasoning paradigm though information from former cases is considered. They deal with rather typical medical tasks, namely modifications due to information… CONTINUE READING