BioExcom: Detection and Categorization of Speculative Sentences in Biomedical Literature

@inproceedings{Descls2009BioExcomDA,
  title={BioExcom: Detection and Categorization of Speculative Sentences in Biomedical Literature},
  author={Julien Descl{\'e}s and Motasem Alrahabi and Jean-Pierre Descl{\'e}s},
  booktitle={LTC},
  year={2009}
}
Biological research papers are replete with speculative sentences. We present the BioExcom rule-based system, which detects speculations in biomedical literature. Furthermore, it enables to distinguish automatically between prior and new speculations in the analyzed paper. BioExcom is based on the Contextual Exploration processing (hierarchical research of linguistic surface markers with the EXCOM computational platform). To accomplish this task, BioExcom uses also specific linguistic resources… 
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