Query Reformulation for Clinical Decision Support Search

@inproceedings{Soldaini2014QueryRF,
  title={Query Reformulation for Clinical Decision Support Search},
  author={Luca Soldaini and Arman Cohan and Andrew Yates and Nazli Goharian and Ophir Frieder},
  booktitle={TREC},
  year={2014}
}
One of the tasks a Clinical Decision Support (CDS) system is designed to solve is retrieving the most relevant and actionable literature for a given medical case report. In this work, we present a query reformulation approach that addresses the unique formulation of case reports, making them suitable to be used on a general purpose search engine. Furthermore, we introduce five reranking algorithms designed to re-order a list of retrieved literature to better match the type of information needed… CONTINUE READING