Mining Twitter for Adverse Drug Reaction Mentions : A Corpus and Classification Benchmark

@inproceedings{Nikfarjam2014MiningTF,
  title={Mining Twitter for Adverse Drug Reaction Mentions : A Corpus and Classification Benchmark},
  author={Azadeh Nikfarjam},
  year={2014}
}
With many adults using social media to discuss health information, researchers have begun diving into this resource to monitor or detect health conditions on a population level. Twitter, specifically, has flourished to several hundred million users and could present a rich information source for the detection of serious medical conditions, like adverse drug reactions (ADRs). However, Twitter also presents unique challenges due to brevity, lack of structure, and informal language. We present a… CONTINUE READING

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