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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 Reason is the capacity of consciously making sense of things, applying logic Logic (from Ancient Greek, Greek: grc, wikt:λογική, λογική, label=none, lit ...

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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 units of information Information can be thought of as the ...

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cause and effect Causality (also referred to as causation, or cause and effect) is influence by which one event, process, state or object (a ''cause'') contributes to the production of another event, process, state or object (an ''effect'') where the cause is ...
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systems engineering Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary field of engineering and engineering management that focuses on how to design, integrate, and manage complex systems over their enterprise life cycle, life cycles. At its core, systems engineering utili ...
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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 Algorithm, algorithmic proc ...
, 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 Grey or gray (American English American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States. Currently, American Engl ...
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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 condition or a causal chain that leads to an outcome or effect of ...
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Remote diagnosticsRemote 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 dist ...
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Root cause analysis In science Science (from the Latin word ''scientia'', meaning "knowledge") is a systematic enterprise that Scientific method, builds and Taxonomy (general), organizes knowledge in the form of Testability, testable explanations and predictio ...
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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 ServicesUnified Diagnostic Services (UDS) is a diagnostic communication protocol A communication protocol is a system of rules that allows two or more entities of a communications system to transmit information via any kind of variation of a physical quan ...


Mathematics and logic

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Bayesian probability Bayesian probability is an Probability interpretations, interpretation of the concept of probability, in which, instead of frequentist probability, frequency or propensity probability, propensity of some phenomenon, probability is interpreted as rea ...
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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 ...
* Occam's razor * Regression diagnostics * Sutton's law


Medicine

*Medical diagnosis *Molecular diagnostics


Methods

* CDR Computerized Assessment System * Computer-assisted diagnosis * Differential diagnosis * Medical diagnosis * Retrospective diagnosis


Tools

* DELTA (taxonomy) * DXplain * List of diagnostic classification and rating scales used in psychiatry


Organizational development

* Organizational diagnostics


Systems engineering

* 5 Whys * Eight Disciplines Problem Solving * Machine fault diagnosis * Problem solving


References


External links

* {{SIA Medical terminology