Auditing associative relations across two knowledge sources

  title={Auditing associative relations across two knowledge sources},
  author={Lowell Vizenor and Olivier Bodenreider and Alexa T. McCray},
  journal={Journal of biomedical informatics},
  volume={42 3},
OBJECTIVES This paper proposes a novel semantic method for auditing associative relations in biomedical terminologies. We tested our methodology on two Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) knowledge sources. METHODS We use the UMLS semantic groups as high-level representations of the domain and range of relationships in the Metathesaurus and in the Semantic Network. A mapping created between Metathesaurus relationships and Semantic Network relationships forms the basis for comparing the… CONTINUE READING
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