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Empirical data for the semantic interpretation of prepositional phrases in medical documents.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11825251     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on the results from an empirical study deal-ing with the semantic interpretation of prepositional phrases in medical free texts. We use a small number of semantic interpretation schemata only, which operate on well-defined configurations in dependency graphs. We provide a quantitative analysis of the performance of the semantic interpreter in terms of recall/precision data, and consider, in qualitative terms, the impact semantic interpretation patterns have on the construction of the underlying medical ontology.
Authors:
M Romacker; U Hahn
Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings / AMIA ... Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1531-605X     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc AMIA Symp     Publication Date:  2001  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-02-04     Completed Date:  2002-05-24     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883449     Medline TA:  Proc AMIA Symp     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  563-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Computer Linguistics Lab, Freiburg University, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Language
Medical Records*
Semantics*
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