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Table 15 Evaluation measures of the different methods : Bag-of-Words (BoW), Levenshtein along with Stoilos (LS), LS performed before BoW, and BoW performed before Levenshtein combined with Stoilos

From: Matching health information seekers' queries to medical terms

  1 word set of 310 queries among 1,061) 2 words (set of 450 queries among 1,636) 3 words (set of 594 queries among 1,443) 4 words + (set of 710 queries among 2,157) Total (set of 2,064 queries among 6,297)
  P(%) R(%) F(%) P(%) R(%) F(%) P(%) R(%) F(%) P(%) R(%) F(%) P(%) R(%) F(%)
BoW 100 26.85 42.33 100 34.81 51.64 100 44.06 61.17 100 38.16 55.24 100 35.88 52.81
  [100-100] [19.73-33.96] [32.96-50.70] [100-100] [27.38-42.24] [42.99-59.39] [100-100] [35.92-52.19] [52.85-68.59] [100-100] [30.44-45.88] [46.67-62.90] [100-100] [32.05-39.71 [48.54-56.85]
LS 92.11 46.98 62.22 82.61 36.08 50.22 51.56 23.08 31.88 46.77 11.18 18.05 69.74 29.40 41.37
  [86.04-98.17] [38.97-54.99] [53.64-70.49] [73.67-91.55] [28.59-43.56] [40.76-59.03] [39.32-63.81] [16.17-29.98] [22.92-40.79] [34.35-59.19] [6.17-16.19] [10.46-25.43] [64.27-75.21] [25.76-33.04] [36.78-45.91]
LS before BoW 93.10 54.36 68.64 83.78 39.24 53.45 58.67 27.97 37.88 51.47 12.50 20.1 73.03 30.40 42.93
  [87.78-98.43 [46.36-62.36] [60.68-76.35] [75.39-92.18] [31.63-46.85] [44.56-62.13] [47.52-69.81] [20.62-35.33] [28.76-46.92] [39.59-63.35] [7.24-17.76] [12.24-27.74] [68.04-78.02] [26.72-34.07] [38.37-47.43]
BoW before LS 86.67 61.07 71.65 84.96 60.76 70.85 65.65 60.14 62.77 72.92 46.05 56.45 77.08 54.98 64.18
  [80.16-93.17] [53.24-68.9] [63.98-79.22] [78.36-91.55 [53.15-68.37] [63.34-78.28] [57.52-73.78] [52.11-68.16] [54.68-70.86] [64.03-81.81] [38.13-53.98] [47.80-65.04] [73.17-80.98] [51.01-58.96] [60.11-68.24]