Semantic Network Analysis on TCM Language System

  • Jun Ma, Huajun Chen
  • Published 2008 in IEEE International Workshop on Semantic Computing and Systems


TCMLS is the largest traditional Chinese medicine ontology all over the world. This paper surveys the topology of TCMLS sub-ontologies in complex networks way. The result indicates that the network, composed of concepts and instances, displays both patterns of small-world and scale-free. Moreover, three centrality indices of nodes tend to covary in the network.


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