Author(s): R. Spiegel & Y.P. Nenh
We introduce an expert system prototype that is meant to support psychologists
in finding out what disorders their clients might have.
The expert system
provides a user interface that permits the psychologist to enter a large variety of
The symptoms are linked to a database where records of these
symptoms/symptom combinations as well as their underlying disorders are
The system provides fuzzy rather than deterministic feedback, i.e.
of suggesting only one diagnosis it indicates all possible diagnoses and estimates
the risk for each possible diagnosis individually.
The system is not meant to
replace psychologists, but rather to support them in generating hypotheses at an
early stage of diagnosis.
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/CI040151
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