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Issue No. 03 - May-June (2012 vol. 14)
ISSN: 1520-9202
pp: 36-42
Allen C. Browne , US National Library of Medicine
Destinee Tormey , US National Library of Medicine
Chris J. Lu , US National Library of Medicine
Lynn McCreedy , US National Library of Medicine
ABSTRACT
Medical language processing seeks to analyze linguistic patterns in electronic medical records, which requires managing lexical variations. A systematic approach to generating derivational variants, including prefixes, suffixes, and zero derivations, has improved precision and recall rates.
INDEX TERMS
natural language Processing (NLP), medical language processing (MLP), lexical tools, derivational variants generation
CITATION
Allen C. Browne, Destinee Tormey, Chris J. Lu, Lynn McCreedy, "A Systematic Approach for Medical Language Processing: Generating Derivational Variants", IT Professional, vol. 14, no. , pp. 36-42, May-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MITP.2012.29
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