ISO/TS 17938:2014

Health informatics — Semantic network framework of traditional Chinese medicine language system

Publication date:   Jun 13, 2014

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Oct 22, 2021


ISO/TC 215 Health informatics

Technical Specification

35.240.80   IT applications in health care technology



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ISO/TS 17938:2014 defines the structure of the semantic network by describing the semantic types and semantic relations of TCM language system.
ISO/TS 17938:2014 is intended to:
a) support establishment of Unified Semantic Modelling TCM Language System;
b) support develop of standardized TCM concepts and relationships of concepts;
c) provide a conceptual framework for the concept representation of TCM Language;
d) provide the minimal coding for the semantic network structure;
e) support improvement in the processing of natural language by computer systems.
ISO/TS 17938:2014 has been developed for the first time. The initial content described within it is intended to be used as a starting point for the application of the content in the information system.

Life cycle


ISO/TS 17938:2014
90.93 Standard confirmed
Oct 22, 2021