Word Sense Disambiguation in Biomedical Applications : A Machine Learning Approach

aBstRact Ambiguity is a common phenomenon in text, especially in the biomedical domain. For instance, it is frequently the case that a gene, a protein encoded by the gene, and a disease associated with the protein share the same name. Resolving this problem, that is, assigning to an ambiguous word in a given context its correct meaning is called word sense… (More)