Semantic reclassification of the UMLS concepts

  title={Semantic reclassification of the UMLS concepts},
  author={Jung-Wei Fan and Carol Friedman},
  pages={1971 - 1973}
UNLABELLED Accurate semantic classification is valuable for text mining and knowledge-based tasks that perform inference based on semantic classes. To benefit applications using the semantic classification of the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) concepts, we automatically reclassified the concepts based on their lexical and contextual features. The new classification is useful for auditing the original UMLS semantic classification and for building biomedical text mining applications… CONTINUE READING

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