Conceptual graph grammar--a simple formalism for sublanguage.

@article{Johnson1998ConceptualGG,
  title={Conceptual graph grammar--a simple formalism for sublanguage.},
  author={Stephen B. Johnson},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={37 4-5},
  pages={345-52}
}
There are a wide variety of computer applications that deal with various aspects of medical language: concept representation, controlled vocabulary, natural language processing, and information retrieval. While technical and theoretical methods appear to differ, all approaches investigate different aspects of the same phenomenon: medical sublanguage. This paper surveys the properties of medical sublanguage from a formal perspective, based on detailed analyses cited in the literature. A review… CONTINUE READING

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