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Table 10 Hedging and commitment.

From: Challenges for automatically extracting molecular interactions from full-text articles

Term list TP FN FP
Epistemic adjectives 2.4 2.5 4.6
Epistemic nouns 2.3 2.2 4.0
Epistemic adverbials 2.5 2.5 4.1
Indefinite quantifiers 3.6 6.8 5.3
Modal verbs 8.3 9.5 15.0
Epistemic lexical verbs 12.7 16.3 18.2
Speculative terms [37] 13.0 14.2 16.1
Any hedging terms 25.0 32.0 37.5
Any commitment terms 40.3 48.3 36.7
Only hedging terms 15.3 15.4 25.0
Only commitment terms 30.7 31.7 24.0
  1. Percentage of true positives, false negatives, and false positives, containing terms from the sets of hedging and commitment terms.