Knowledge engineering: a daily activity on a hospital ward.

@article{Mulsant1984KnowledgeEA,
  title={Knowledge engineering: a daily activity on a hospital ward.},
  author={Benoit H. Mulsant and David Servan-Schreiber},
  journal={Computers and biomedical research, an international journal},
  year={1984},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={71-91}
}
Two common barriers against the development and diffusion of expert systems in medicine are the difficulty of design and the low level of acceptance. An original experience which entails potential solutions of these issues is reported on: the task of knowledge engineering is performed by residents and medical students on a psychiatry ward. They developed a computer program for the psychopharmacological treatment of depression, using a sophisticated knowledge acquisition system, EMYCIN. The… CONTINUE READING
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