Mining Cross-Terminology Links in the UMLS

  title={Mining Cross-Terminology Links in the UMLS},
  author={Chintan Patel and James J. Cimino},
  journal={AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium},
OBJECTIVE To explore link mining approaches over transitive relationship paths in the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS). The goal is to classify relevant and 'interesting' cross-terminology links/paths for integration of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and information resources. METHODS We present approaches for using the link semantics as learning features, sampling the UMLS to create training examples, and ranking the classified links. We use the clinical query and MEDLINE pairs in… CONTINUE READING


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