A large scale, corpus-based approach for automatically disambiguating biomedical abbreviations

Abbreviations and acronyms are widely used in the biomedical literature and many of them represent important biomedical concepts. Because many abbreviations are ambiguous (e.g., CAT denotes both chloramphenicol acetyl transferase and computed axial tomography, depending on the context), recognizing the full form associated with each abbreviation is in most… CONTINUE READING