Knowledge Sources for Word Sense Disambiguation of Biomedical Text

@inproceedings{Stevenson2008KnowledgeSF,
  title={Knowledge Sources for Word Sense Disambiguation of Biomedical Text},
  author={Mark Stevenson and Yikun Guo and Robert J. Gaizauskas and David Mart{\'i}nez},
  booktitle={BioNLP},
  year={2008}
}
Like text in other domains, biomedical documents contain a range of terms with more than one possible meaning. These ambiguities form a significant obstacle to the automatic processing of biomedical texts. Previous approaches to resolving this problem have made use of a variety of knowledge sources including linguistic information (from the context in which the ambiguous term is used) and domain-specific resources (such as UMLS). In this paper we compare a range of knowledge sources which have… CONTINUE READING
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