Re: [BIONT-DSE] Inclusion versus exclusion criteria

Agree.  The assumption is that the user will choose whether it is  
closed world or open world.  The key point that we've observed in  
terms of our clinical trials matching work using ontologies is that  
you need BOTH options to be available to correctly translate the  
exclusion criteria into DL queries.

Kavitha Srinivas
Research Staff Member, IBM Research.

On Sep 12, 2007, at 7:47 AM, Kashyap, Vipul wrote:

>> You SHOULD not choose and you have to use open world reasoning  
>> because
>> how someone can tell which part of the world is closed and which  
>> part is
>> not.
> [VK] I think this is a good design principle we should consider  
> when creating a
> solution to the use case.
> Open World Assumption + Local Closure Axioma...
> ---Vipul
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