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RE: Versioning vs Temporal modeling of Patient State

From: Kashyap, Vipul <VKASHYAP1@PARTNERS.ORG>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2007 06:22:31 -0500
Message-ID: <2BF18EC866AF0448816CDB62ADF6538105EAF0BF@PHSXMB11.partners.org>
To: "Forsberg, Kerstin L" <Kerstin.L.Forsberg@astrazeneca.com>, <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, <dirk.colaert@agfa.com>


Kerstin and Dirk:

Would it be possible for either of you to lead a discussion on this important
issue on one of the BIONT Telcons?
The idea would be to look at the current Tumor use case by Nigam and show
how the techniques mentioned below can be applied to the use case.

Thanks,

---Vipul

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Vipul Kashyap, Ph.D.
Senior Medical Informatician
Clinical Informatics R&D, Partners HealthCare System
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org [mailto:public-semweb-lifesci-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Forsberg, Kerstin L
> Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 5:54 AM
> To: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Versioning vs Temporal modeling of Patient State
> 
> 
> This is a very good and required discussion.
> 
> And I totally agree with Dirk, that Werner Ceuster's and Barry Smith's
> work around "referent tracking" is highly applicable. Both for evolvable
> "instances of uniquely identified representational units of real world
> entities" such as patient records and the recordings of clinical acts of
> observations. As well as for evolvable "representational units designating
> classes and types in ontologies".
> 
> Excellent paper regarding managing evolving ontologies that explains in
> more details the slides Dirk refers to in the AMIA presentationen: A
> Realism-Based Approach to the Evolution of Biomedical Ontologies, that
> explains the tables Dick refers to in Werner's presentation:
> http://ontology.buffalo.edu/bfo/Versioning.pdf
> 
> And also more on referent tracking in the domain of Electronic Health
> Records: A Realism-Based Approach to the Evolution of Biomedical
> Ontologies
> http://ontology.buffalo.edu/medo/Tracking_referents.pdf
> 
> See also the comprehensive paper I think we all can benefit from setting a
> common terminology (such as the quoted above) in the HCLS group: Towards a
> Reference Terminology for Ontology Research and Development in the
> Biomedical Domain:
> http://ontology.buffalo.edu/bfo/Terminology_for_Ontologies.pdf
> 
> Regards
> 
> Kerstin Forsberg
> AstraZeneca
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 





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