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Table 3 NOBLE matching options with examples

From: NOBLE – Flexible concept recognition for large-scale biomedical natural language processing

Matching feature Explanation Example input text Example input vocabulary Example Output based on ParameterSetting (T, F)
TRUE FALSE
Subsumption Only more comprehensive concepts are coded “Deep margin” Deep Deep margin Deep
Margin   Margin
Deep margin   Deep margin
Overlap A mapped concept may be fully or partially within the boundaries of another concept “Deep lateral margin” Deep Deep Deep
Lateral margin Lateral margin Lateral margin
Deep margin Deep margin  
Contiguity Words in text that map to concept term must be continuous (within word gap) “Deep lateral margin” Deep Deep Deep
Margin Margin Margin
Deep margin   Deep margin
Order Order of words in text must be the same as in the concept term “Margin, deep” Deep Deep Deep
Margin Margin Margin
Deep margin   Deep margin
Partial Input text that only partially matches the concept term is coded “Margin” Deep margin Deep margin No concepts coded