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On Sharp Boundary Problem in Rule Based Expert Systems in the Medical Domain

Oladipupo, O. O. and Uwadia, C. O. and Ayo, C. K. (2010) On Sharp Boundary Problem in Rule Based Expert Systems in the Medical Domain. International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, 5 (3). pp. 14-26.

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Abstract

Recently the application of the conventional rule based expert system of disease risk determination in medical domains has increased. However a major limitation to the effectiveness of the rule based expert SyStem approach is the sharp boundary problem that leads to underestimation or overestimation of boundary cases, which ultimately affects the accuracy of their recommendation.In this paper an expert driven approach is used to investigate the viability a fuzzy expert system in the determination of risk associated with coronary heart disease with regards to the sharp boundary problem in rule based expert system.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2014 17:18
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2017 17:54
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2137

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