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Volume 9 Supplement 3

Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Languages in Biology and Medicine (LBM) 2007


Edited by Christopher JO Baker and Su Jian

The Second International Symposium on Languages in Biology and Medicine (LBM) 2007. Go to conference site.

Singapore6-7 December 2007

  1. One of the difficulties in mapping biomedical named entities, e.g. genes, proteins, chemicals and diseases, to their concept identifiers stems from the potential variability of the terms. Soft string matching ...

    Authors: Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, John McNaught and Sophia Ananiadou
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 3):S2
  2. In recent years, the recognition of semantic types from the biomedical scientific literature has been focused on named entities like protein and gene names (PGNs) and gene ontology terms (GO terms). Other sema...

    Authors: Antonio Jimeno, Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Vivian Lee, Sylvain Gaudan, Rafael Berlanga and Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 3):S3
  3. Associating literature with pathways poses new challenges to the Text Mining (TM) community. There are three main challenges to this task: (1) the identification of the mapping position of a specific entity or...

    Authors: Kanae Oda, Jin-Dong Kim, Tomoko Ohta, Daisuke Okanohara, Takuya Matsuzaki, Yuka Tateisi and Jun'ichi Tsujii
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 3):S5
  4. Growing interest in the application of natural language processing methods to biomedical text has led to an increasing number of corpora and methods targeting protein-protein interaction (PPI) extraction. Howe...

    Authors: Sampo Pyysalo, Antti Airola, Juho Heimonen, Jari Björne, Filip Ginter and Tapio Salakoski
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 3):S6
  5. This paper describes the design of an event ontology being developed for application in the machine understanding of infectious disease-related events reported in natural language text. This event ontology is ...

    Authors: Ai Kawazoe, Hutchatai Chanlekha, Mika Shigematsu and Nigel Collier
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 3):S8
  6. This paper describes and evaluates a sentence selection engine that extracts a GeneRiF (Gene Reference into Functions) as defined in ENTREZ-Gene based on a MEDLINE record. Inputs for this task include both a g...

    Authors: Julien Gobeill, Imad Tbahriti, Frédéric Ehrler, Anaïs Mottaz, Anne-Lise Veuthey and Patrick Ruch
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 3):S9
  7. In this paper we focus on the problem of automatically constructing ICD-9-CM coding systems for radiology reports. ICD-9-CM codes are used for billing purposes by health institutes and are assigned to clinical...

    Authors: Richárd Farkas and György Szarvas
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 3):S10

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