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Fast and Effective Biomedical Entity Linking Using a Dual Encoder

@article{Bhowmik2021FastAE,
  title={Fast and Effective Biomedical Entity Linking Using a Dual Encoder},
  author={Rajarshi Bhowmik and Karl Stratos and Gerard de Melo},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2103.05028}
}
Biomedical entity linking is the task of identifying mentions of biomedical concepts in text documents and mapping them to canonical entities in a target thesaurus. Recent advancements in entity linking using BERT-based models follow a retrieve and rerank paradigm, where the candidate entities are first selected using a retriever model, and then the retrieved candidates are ranked by a reranker model. While this paradigm produces state-of-the-art results, they are slow both at training and test… 

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