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    SNOMED CT standard ontology based on the ontology for general medical science
    with Shaker El-Sappagh, Ali Farman, and Kyung-Sup Kwak
    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 76 (18): 1-19. 2018.
    Background: Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine—Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT, hereafter abbreviated SCT) is acomprehensive medical terminology used for standardizing the storage, retrieval, and exchange of electronic healthdata. Some efforts have been made to capture the contents of SCT as Web Ontology Language (OWL), but theseefforts have been hampered by the size and complexity of SCT. Method: Our proposal here is to develop an upper-level ontology and to use it as the basis for defining the t…Read more
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    L'identità diacronica fra ontologia e metafisica
    Rivista Italiana di Filosofia Analitica Junior 2 (5): 66-81. 2014.
    In this paper, I tackle the problem of diachronic identity. Far from providing a criterion for identity over time, the aim of this work is to understand if this issue pertains to ontology, conceived as that part of philosophy that tries to answer the question about what entities exist, and metaphysics, conceived as that part of philosophy that tries to explain, of those entities, what they are. On the face of it, only metaphysics has the task to solve this problem, but I argue that this is false…Read more