Unified Medical Language System

Known as: NLM UMLS, UMLS, Unified Medical Language 
The purpose of NLM's Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) is to facilitate the development of computer systems that behave as if they "understand… (More)

Topic mentions per year

Topic mentions per year

1977-2018
020406019772018

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The Unified Medical Language System (http://umlsks.nlm.nih.gov) is a repository of biomedical vocabularies developed by the US… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
2004
2004
We have recently mapped the Gene Ontology (GO), developed by the Gene Ontology Consortium, into the National Library of Medicine… (More)
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • table 2
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to develop a method based on natural language processing (NLP) that automatically maps an… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In recent years the development of ontologies—explicit formal specifications of the terms in the domain and relations among them… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The UMLS Metathesaurus, the largest thesaurus in the biomedical domain, provides a representation of biomedical knowledge… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
Is this relevant?
2000
2000
Ontologies and semantic frameworks can be used to improve the accuracy and expressiveness of natural language processing for the… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
In 1986, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) assembled a large multidisciplinary, multisite team to work on the Unified… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The approach taken by the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), in which disparate terminology systems are integrated, has… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
In 1986, the National Library of Medicine began a long-term research and development project to build the Unified Medical… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
This article describes the rationale for a Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) being developed by the National Library of… (More)
Is this relevant?