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Diagnosis is the identification of the nature and cause of a certain phenomenon. Diagnosis is used in many different disciplines, with variations in the use of
logic Logic is an interdisciplinary field which studies truth and reasoning. Informal logic seeks to characterize Validity (logic), valid arguments informally, for instance by listing varieties of fallacies. Formal logic represents statements and ar ...

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analytics Analytics is the systematic computational analysis of data or statistics. It is used for the discovery, interpretation, and communication of meaningful patterns in data Data (; ) are individual facts A fact is something that is truth, ...

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cause and effect Causality (also referred to as causation, or cause and effect) is influence by which one event Event may refer to: Gatherings of people * Ceremony A ceremony (, ) is a unified ritual A ritual is a sequence of activities involving gestur ...
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systems engineering Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary Interdisciplinarity or interdisciplinary studies involves the combination of two or more academic disciplines into one activity (e.g., a research project). It draws knowledge from several other f ...
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computer science Computer science deals with the theoretical foundations of information, algorithms and the architectures of its computation as well as practical techniques for their application. Computer science is the study of computation, automation, a ...
, it is typically used to determine the causes of symptoms, mitigations, and solutions.


Computer science and networking

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Bayesian networks A Bayesian network (also known as a Bayes network, belief network, or decision network) is a probabilistic graphical model that represents a set of variables and their conditional dependencies via a directed acyclic graph (DAG). Bayesian networ ...
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Complex event processingEvent processing is a method of tracking and analyzing (processing) streams of information (data) about things that happen (events), and deriving a conclusion from them. Complex event processing, or CEP, consists of a set of concepts and techniques ...

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Diagnosis (artificial intelligence) As a subfield in artificial intelligence, Diagnosis is concerned with the development of algorithms and techniques that are able to determine whether the behaviour of a system is correct. If the system is not functioning correctly, the algorithm sh ...
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Event correlation Event correlation is a technique for making sense of a large number of events and pinpointing the few events that are really important in that mass of information. This is accomplished by looking for and analyzing relationships between events. His ...
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Fault management In network management Network management is the process of administering and managing computer network A computer network is a group of computers that use a set of common communication protocols over digital signal, digital interconnections ...
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Fault tree analysis Image:Fault tree.svg, A fault tree diagram Fault tree analysis (FTA) is a top-down, Deductive reasoning, deductive failure analysis in which an undesired state of a system is analyzed using Boolean logic to combine a series of lower-level events. ...
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Grey problem In IT, a grey problem (or, gray problem) is a problem where the causing technology is unknown or unconfirmed. Common grey problems are: * Intermittent errors; * Intermittent incorrect output, or; * Transient performance problems. Because the caus ...
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RPR Problem Diagnosis #REDIRECT RPR problem diagnosis #REDIRECT RPR problem diagnosis#REDIRECT RPR problem diagnosisRPR (rapid problem resolution) is a method of problem diagnosis designed to determine the root cause A root cause is an initiating cause of either a con ...
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Remote diagnostics Remote diagnostics is the act of diagnosing a given symptom, issue or problem from a distance. Instead of the subject being co-located with the person or system done diagnostics, with remote diagnostics the subjects can be separated by physical di ...
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Root cause analysis In science Science () is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge Knowledge is a familiarity or awareness, of someone or something, such as facts A fact is something that is truth, true. The usual test for ...
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Troubleshooting Troubleshooting is a form of problem solving Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc Ad hoc is a List of Latin phrases, Latin phrase meaning literally 'to this'. In English, it generally signifies a solution designed for a sp ...

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Unified Diagnostic Services Unified Diagnostic Services (UDS) is a diagnostic communication protocol used in electronic control units (ECUs) within automotive electronics, which is specified in the ISO 14229-1. It is derived from ISO 14230-3 (KWP2000) and the now obsolete ISO ...


Mathematics and logic

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Bayesian probability Bayesian probability is an interpretation of the concept of probability, in which, instead of frequentist probability, frequency or propensity probability, propensity of some phenomenon, probability is interpreted as reasonable expectation represe ...
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Hickam's dictum Hickam's dictum is a counterargument to the use of Occam's razor in the medical profession. While Occam's razor suggests that the simplest explanation is the most likely, implying in medicine that diagnosticians should assume a single cause for mult ...
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Occam's razor Occam's razor, Ockham's razor, Ocham's razor ( la, novacula Occami), also known as the principle of parsimony or the law of parsimony ( la, lex parsimoniae), is the problem-solving principle that "entities should not be multiplied beyond necessi ...
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Sutton's law Sutton's law states that when diagnosing, one should first consider the obvious. It suggests that one should first conduct those tests which could confirm (or rule out) the most likely diagnosis. It is taught in medical schools to suggest to medical ...


Medicine

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Medical diagnosis Medical diagnosis (abbreviated Dx, Dx, or Ds) is the process of determining which disease or condition explains a person's symptoms and medical sign, signs. It is most often referred to as diagnosis with the medicine, medical context being implic ...
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Molecular diagnostics Molecular diagnostics is a collection of techniques used to analyze biological markers in the genome In the fields of molecular biology and genetics, a genome is all genetic information of an organism. It consists of nucleotide sequenc ...


Methods

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Computer-assisted diagnosis Computer-aided detection (CADe), also called computer-aided diagnosis (CADx), are systems that assist doctors in the interpretation of medical imaging, medical images. Imaging techniques in X-ray, MRI, and ultrasound diagnostics yield a great de ...
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Differential diagnosis In healthcare, a differential diagnosis (abbreviated DDx) is a method of analysis of a patient's history and physical examination to arrive at the correct diagnosis. It involves distinguishing a particular disease A disease is a parti ...
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Medical diagnosis Medical diagnosis (abbreviated Dx, Dx, or Ds) is the process of determining which disease or condition explains a person's symptoms and medical sign, signs. It is most often referred to as diagnosis with the medicine, medical context being implic ...
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Retrospective diagnosis A retrospective diagnosis (also retrodiagnosis or posthumous diagnosis) is the practice of identifying an illness after the death of the patient (sometimes in a historical figure) using modern knowledge, methods and nosology, disease classification ...


Tools

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DELTA (taxonomy) DELTA (DEscription Language for TAxonomy) is a data format used in taxonomy Taxonomy (general) is the practice and science of classification of things or concepts, including the principles that underlie such classification. The term may also refer ...
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DXplainDXplain is a Clinical decision support system (CDSS) available through the World Wide Web that assists clinicians by generating stratified diagnoses based on user input of patient signs and symptoms, laboratory results, and other clinical findings. E ...
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List of diagnostic classification and rating scales used in psychiatryThe following diagnostic systems and rating scales are used in psychiatry and clinical psychology. This list is by no means exhaustive or complete. For instance, in the category of depression, there are over two depression rating scales that have be ...


Organizational development

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Systems engineering

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5 Whys Five whys (or 5 whys) is an iterative Iteration is the repetition of a process in order to generate an outcome. The sequence will approach some end point or end value. Each repetition of the process is a single iteration, and the outcome of each ...
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Eight Disciplines Problem Solving Eight disciplines problem solving(8Ds) is a method developed at Ford Motor Company used to approach and to resolve problems, typically employed by engineers or other professionals. Focused on product and process improvement, its purpose is to identi ...
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Problem solving Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc Ad hoc is a Latin phrase __NOTOC__ This is a list of Wikipedia articles of Latin phrases and their translation into English. To view all phrases on a single, lengthy document, see: * L ...

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* {{SIA Medical terminology