The Meta-knowledge of Causality in Biomedical Scientific Discourse

  title={The Meta-knowledge of Causality in Biomedical Scientific Discourse},
  author={Claudiu Mihaila and Sophia Ananiadou},
Causality lies at the heart of biomedical knowledge, being involved in diagnosis, pathology or systems biology. Thus, automatic causality recognition can greatly reduce the human workload by suggesting possible causal connections and aiding in the curation of pathway models. For this, we rely on corpora that are annotated with classified, structured representations of important facts and findings contained within text. However, it is impossible to correctly interpret these annotations without… CONTINUE READING


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