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Recognising Biomedical Names: Challenges and Solutions

  title={Recognising Biomedical Names: Challenges and Solutions},
  author={Xiang Dai},
The growth rate in the amount of biomedical documents is staggering. Unlocking information trapped in these documents can enable researchers and practitioners to operate confidently in the information world. Biomedical NER, the task of recognising biomedical names, is usually employed as the first step of the NLP pipeline. Standard NER models, based on sequence tagging technique, are good at recognising short entity mentions in the generic domain. However, there are several open challenges of… Expand