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Table 2 MSH WSD results: method comparison

From: Studying the correlation between different word sense disambiguation methods and summarization effectiveness in biomedical texts

Abbreviation Set 0.9090   0.8759
Abbreviation Subset 0.9218 0.6725 0.8838
Term Set 0.7462   0.7148
Term Subset 0.7448 0.6209 0.7132
Term/Abbreviation Set 0.8879   0.8801
Term/Abbreviation Subset 0.9026 0.6899 0.8715
Overall Set 0.8383   0.8070
Overall Subset 0.8448 0.6551 0.8118
  1. AEC stands for Automatic Extracted Corpus, MRD stands for Machine Readable dictionary, and JDI stands for Journal Descriptor Indexing. The term set stands for all the ambiguous words in the category while subset indicates that only the words usable by the JDI method are considered.