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Table 2 Information-processing units. Each unit is defined by means of the used knowledge format, the inputs, outputs and the representation language

From: An ontology-aware integration of clinical models, terminologies and guidelines: an exploratory study of the Scale for the Assessment and Rating of Ataxia (SARA)

Information-processing units Knowledge format Input Output Representation language
Calculation functions Mathematical expressions Observation archetype items Observation archetype items GDL
Assessment of the degree of impairment Cut-off level based severity rules Observation archetype item Evaluation archetype items GDL
Assessment of cerebellar syndrome Heuristic rules Observation archetype items Evaluation archetype items GDL
Clinical synopsis Scaled-down version of the HPO Evaluation archetype items Evaluation archetype items OWL