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Biomedical abbreviation recognition and resolution by PROSA-MED

Author
Montalvo, S.; Oronoz, M.; Rodriguez, H.; Martínez, R.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
Second Workshop on Evaluation of Human Language Technologies for Iberian Languages
Date of publication
2017
Presentation's date
2017-09
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Evaluation of Human Language Technologies for Iberian Languages (IberEval 2017) co-located with 33th Conference of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing (SEPLN 2017): Murcia, Spain, September 19, 2017
First page
247
Last page
254
Publisher
CEUR-WS.org
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/110182 Open in new window
URL
http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1881/BARR2017_paper_1.pdf Open in new window
Abstract
The amount of abbreviations used in biomedical literature increases constantly. Despite the existence of acronym dictionaries, it is not viable to keep them updated with new creations. Thus, in the processing of biomedical texts, discovering and disambiguating acronyms and their expanded forms are essential aspects and this is the objective proposed by BARR task at IberEval 2017 Workshop. This paper presents our participation in this task. We propose five systems that deal with the problem in di...
Citation
Montalvo, S., Oronoz, M., Rodríguez, H., Martínez, R. Biomedical abbreviation recognition and resolution by PROSA-MED. A: Workshop on Evaluation of Human Language Technologies for Iberian Languages. "Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Evaluation of Human Language Technologies for Iberian Languages (IberEval 2017) co-located with 33th Conference of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing (SEPLN 2017): Murcia, Spain, September 19, 2017". Murcia: CEUR-WS.org, 2017, p. 247-254.
Keywords
Abbreviation disambiguation, Abbreviation recognition, Dictionaries, Patterns
Group of research
GPLN - Natural Language Processing Group
IDEAI-UPC - Intelligent Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Research Center
TALP - Centre for Language and Speech Technologies and Applications

Participants

  • Montalvo, Soto  (author and speaker )
  • Oronoz, Maite  (author and speaker )
  • Rodriguez Hontoria, Horacio  (author and speaker )
  • Martínez, Raquel  (author and speaker )

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