A Semantic-enabled Framework for Drug Recommendations

Charalampos Doulaverakis, George Nikolaidis, Athanasios Kleontas, Ioannis Kompatsiaris
2013 Workshop on Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences  
The paper presents Panacea, a semantic-enabled framework capable of offering drug-drug and drug-diseases interaction discovery. For enabling this kind of service, medical information and terminology had to be translated to ontological terms and be appropriately coupled with medical knowledge of the field. International standards for diseases and dug classifications provide the backbone of the common representation of medical data while the medical knowledge of drug interactions is represented
more » ... a rule base which makes use of the aforementioned standards. The framework provides an efficient drug recommendations service where Semantic Web technologies are coupled with traditional business rule engines.
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