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Case-based medical informatics

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, November 2004
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Case-based medical informatics
Published in
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, November 2004
DOI 10.1186/1472-6947-4-19
Pubmed ID

Stefan V Pantazi, José F Arocha, Jochen R Moehr


The "applied" nature distinguishes applied sciences from theoretical sciences. To emphasize this distinction, we begin with a general, meta-level overview of the scientific endeavor. We introduce the knowledge spectrum and four interconnected modalities of knowledge. In addition to the traditional differentiation between implicit and explicit knowledge we outline the concepts of general and individual knowledge. We connect general knowledge with the "frame problem," a fundamental issue of artificial intelligence, and individual knowledge with another important paradigm of artificial intelligence, case-based reasoning, a method of individual knowledge processing that aims at solving new problems based on the solutions to similar past problems. We outline the fundamental differences between Medical Informatics and theoretical sciences and propose that Medical Informatics research should advance individual knowledge processing (case-based reasoning) and that natural language processing research is an important step towards this goal that may have ethical implications for patient-centered health medicine.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Turkey 1 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Taiwan 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 111 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 20 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 14%
Student > Master 17 14%
Other 12 10%
Professor 9 8%
Other 35 29%
Unknown 10 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 36 30%
Computer Science 31 26%
Social Sciences 10 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 4%
Business, Management and Accounting 5 4%
Other 16 13%
Unknown 17 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 September 2018.
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