A framework for evaluating and utilizing medical terminology mappings

Sajjad Hussain, Hong Sun, Anil Sinaci, Gokce Banu Laleci Erturkmen, Charles Mead, Alasdair J G Gray, Deborah Mcguinness, Eric Prud'hommeaux, Christel Daniel, Kerstin Forsberg

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Abstract

Use of medical terminologies and mappings across them are considered to be crucial pre-requisites for achieving interoperable eHealth applications. Built upon the outcomes of several research projects, we introduce a framework for evaluating and utilizing terminology mappings that offers a platform for i) performing various mappings strategies, ii) representing terminology mappings together with their provenance information, and iii) enabling terminology reasoning for inferring both new and erroneous mappings. We present the results of the introduced framework from SALUS project where we evaluated the quality of both existing and inferred terminology mappings among standard terminologies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of MIE2014
Pages594-598
Number of pages5
Volume205
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-61499-432-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventMedical Informatics Conference 2014 - Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: 31 Aug 20143 Sep 2014

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Volume205
ISSN (Print)0926-9630

Conference

ConferenceMedical Informatics Conference 2014
CountryTurkey
CityIstanbul
Period31/08/143/09/14

Keywords

  • validation
  • terminology mapping
  • semantic interoperability
  • reasoning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Hussain, S., Sun, H., Sinaci, A., Erturkmen, G. B. L., Mead, C., Gray, A. J. G., Mcguinness, D., Prud'hommeaux, E., Daniel, C., & Forsberg, K. (2014). A framework for evaluating and utilizing medical terminology mappings. In Proceedings of MIE2014 (Vol. 205, pp. 594-598). (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics ; Vol. 205). https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-432-9-594