A Systematic Approach for Automatically Generating Derivational Variants in Lexical Tools Based on the SPECIALIST Lexicon

@inproceedings{Lu2012ASA,
  title={A Systematic Approach for Automatically Generating Derivational Variants in Lexical Tools Based on the SPECIALIST Lexicon},
  author={Chris J. Lu and Lynn McCreedy and Destinee Tormey and Allen C. Browne},
  year={2012}
}
1. Introduction The demand for natural language processing (NLP) in medicine has grown significantly in recent years. This growth is expected to increase rapidly due to the continuing adoption of electronic medical records (EMRs). Medical language processing (MLP) seeks to analyze linguistic patterns found not only in electronic medical records, but also in published biomedical research, clinical trials reports, and other sources. Due to the great deal of lexical variation in natural language… CONTINUE READING

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