Mining MEDLINE: Abstracts, Sentences, or Phrases?

@article{Ding2002MiningMA,
  title={Mining MEDLINE: Abstracts, Sentences, or Phrases?},
  author={Jing Ding and Daniel Berleant and Dan Nettleton and Eve Syrkin Wurtele},
  journal={Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing},
  year={2002},
  pages={326-37}
}
A growing body of works address automated mining of biochemical knowledge from digital repositories of scientific literature, such as MEDLINE. Some of these works use abstracts as the unit of text from which to extract facts. Others use sentences for this purpose, while still others use phrases. Here we compare abstracts, sentences, and phrases in MEDLINE using the standard information retrieval performance measures of recall, precision, and effectiveness, for the task of mining interactions… CONTINUE READING
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