MENELAS: an access system for medical records using natural language.

@article{Zweigenbaum1994MENELASAA,
  title={MENELAS: an access system for medical records using natural language.},
  author={Pierre Zweigenbaum},
  journal={Computer methods and programs in biomedicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={45 1-2},
  pages={117-20}
}
The overall goal of MENELAS is to provide better access to the information contained in natural language patient discharge summaries, through the design and implementation of a pilot system able to access medical reports through natural languages. A first, experimental version of the MENELAS indexing prototype for French has been assembled. Its function is to encode free text PDSs into both an internal representation and ICD-9-CM nomenclature codes. A preliminary evaluation shows the potential… CONTINUE READING