Relating Complexity and Error Rates of Ontology Concepts. More Complex NCIt Concepts Have More Errors.

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Summary of "Relating Complexity and Error Rates of Ontology Concepts. More Complex NCIt Concepts Have More Errors."

Ontologies are knowledge structures that lend support to many health-information systems. A study is carried out to assess the quality of ontological concepts based on a measure of their complexity. The results show a relation between complexity of concepts and error rates of concepts.


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Name: Methods of information in medicine
ISSN: 0026-1270


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