Expert System for Diagnosing Diseases in Children Aged One to Six Years Using the Forward Chaining Method

  • Darma Setiawan Putra Politeknik Aceh Selatan
  • Andika Rafli Politeknik Aceh Selatan
  • Ihsan M. Arinal Politeknik Aceh Selatan
  • Rusnanda Resky Politeknik Aceh Selatan
Keywords: Expert System, Diagnosis of Childhood Disease, Forward Chaining, PHP, MySQL


Expert systems are stems that try to integrate human knowledge into computer systems so that computers can solve problems as usually done by professional. This expert system aims to provide early information or symptoms to parents about children's diseases so that parents can find out the diseases experienced by children. This system works by entering all symptom data into the system to be traced so as to get a diagnosis of the detected results. This system was developed with PHP and MySQL programming languages as database servers. The creation of an expert system uses the Waterfall development methodology and the reasoning method used is the forward chaining method. The author hopes that this expert system can ease parents to find early solutions to treat diseases in children.


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How to Cite
D. S. Putra, A. Rafli, I. M. Arinal, and R. Resky, “Expert System for Diagnosing Diseases in Children Aged One to Six Years Using the Forward Chaining Method”, JI, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 352-358, Nov. 2023.