User-Centered and Driven Knowledge-based Systems for Clinical Support using Ripple Down Rules

  title={User-Centered and Driven Knowledge-based Systems for Clinical Support using Ripple Down Rules},
  author={Debbie Richards},
Ripple Down Rules (RDR) are a case-based reasoning technique that have been developed in answer to the need to provide a way of maintaining large KBS in domains where knowledge and practice are continually being reviewed. RDR are based on the view that knowledge is not an artifact but something that is "made-up" to fit a particular situation. In keeping with this, maintenance and context are key issues. RDR offer a number of features that make it particularly suitable for clinical support… CONTINUE READING


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