Mining diagnostic rules from clinical databases using rough sets and medical diagnostic model

@article{Tsumoto2004MiningDR,
  title={Mining diagnostic rules from clinical databases using rough sets and medical diagnostic model},
  author={Shusaku Tsumoto},
  journal={Inf. Sci.},
  year={2004},
  volume={162},
  pages={65-80}
}
Since rule induction methods generate rules whose lengths are the shortest for discrimination between given classes, they tend to generate rules too short for medical experts. Thus, these rules are difficult for the experts to interpret from the viewpoint of domain knowledge. In this paper, the characteristics of experts’ rules are closely examined and a new approach to generate diagnostic rules is introduced. The proposed method focuses on the hierarchical structure of differential diagnosis… CONTINUE READING
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