Examining SNOMED from the perspective of formal ontological principles: Some preliminary analysis and observations

@inproceedings{Spackman2004ExaminingSF,
  title={Examining SNOMED from the perspective of formal ontological principles: Some preliminary analysis and observations},
  author={Kent A. Spackman and Guillermo Reynoso},
  booktitle={KR-MED},
  year={2004}
}
The Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine – Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) is a terminological resource designed to support electronic applications in health and medicine. Its design has evolved over a period of more than thirty years, and continues to evolve. Recently several authors working on formal ontological theory have observed that applying certain principles and constraints to terminology construction may result in a more consistent and useful terminology. In this paper we report on a… CONTINUE READING