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A Dermatology Knowledge Base with semi-automated knowledge discovery.
Dermatology Triples* in DermKnowledgeBASE: 196505 Number of Curators: 2
DermKnowledgeBASE is a knowledgebase for dermatology in RDFS using RAP - Rdf API for php (ResModel). The root of DermKnowledgeBASE is ONTODerm - the domain ontology for dermatology. The standard namespace for terms is same as ONTODerm.
The root classes are:
The root properties are:
You can lookup terms or do a SPARQL query or consult to find differential diagnosis based on case history. If you want to join as a curator, read this and send me an email
Disclaimer: This is an experimental application for medical professionals and is provided for informational purposes only. This information is not intended to be medical advice or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Read the full disclaimer before you proceed.
DermKnowledgeBASE is semi-automated and reads one condition every 15 minutes! Curators help in classifying difficult rules and terms. 83% (3680 / 4454) of the current cycle completed.
What is DermKnowledgeBASE?
Read non technical explanation here and see the demonstration videos below.
Please read the disclaimer below before you proceed.
Dermatology is a medical speciality with its own unique set of terms. It
is important to understand these terms to comprehend dermatology. The
hierarchical organisation of terms and their relations is called an
ontology that is prepared by many domain experts. ONTODerm
is an ontology for dermatology. Ontology is prepared in a machine readable
form and can be used software systems to understand the semantics. Besides
implicit rules can be deduced from an ontology. For example, if you define
macule is a lesion and patch is a large macule, then a reasoner can
deduce that patch is a lesion too.
provides a general, flexible method to decompose any knowledge
into small pieces, called triples, with some rules about the
semantics (meaning) of those pieces.
DermKnowledgeBASE - A Dermatology Knowledge Base by Bellraj Eapen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
This is an experimental application for healthcare professionals. The information presented here is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Read disclaimer.