Biological Nomenclatures: A Source of Lexical Knowledge and Ambiguity

  title={Biological Nomenclatures: A Source of Lexical Knowledge and Ambiguity},
  author={Olivia Tuason and Lifeng Chen and Hongfang Liu and Judith A. Blake and Carol Friedman},
  journal={Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing},
There has been increased work in developing automated systems that involve natural language processing (NLP) to recognize and extract genomic information from the literature. Recognition and identification of biological entities is a critical step in this process. NLP systems generally rely on nomenclatures and ontological specifications as resources for determining the names of the entities, assigning semantic categories that are consistent with the corresponding ontology, and assignment of… CONTINUE READING
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