Cross-Evaluation of entity linking and disambiguation systems for clinical text annotation

Thorne, Camilo ; Faralli, Stefano ; Stuckenschmidt, Heiner

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Document Type: Conference or workshop publication
Year of publication: 2016
Book title: SEMANTiCS 2016 : 12th International Conference on Semantic Systems : Leipzig, Germany September 12 - 15, 2016 : proceedings
Page range: 169-172
Conference title: 12th International Conference on Semantic Systems
Location of the conference venue: Leipzig, Germany
Date of the conference: September 12–15, 2016
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publishing house: ACM
ISBN: 978-1-4503-4752-5
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics > Practical Computer Science II: Artificial Intelligence (Stuckenschmidt 2009-)
School of Business Informatics and Mathematics > Semantic Web (Juniorprofessur) (Ponzetto 2013-2015)
Subject: 004 Computer science, internet
Keywords (English): Entity linking; semantic annotation; DBpedia; clinical NLP
Abstract: In this paper we study whether state-of-the-art techniques for multidomain and multilingual entity linking can be ported to the clinical domain. To do so, we compare two known entity linking systems, BabelFly and TagMe, that leverage on Wikipedia and DBpedia, with the standard clinical semantic annotation and disambiguation system, MetaMap, over the SemRep clinical word sense disambiguation gold standard. We show that BabelFly and especially TagMe, while achieving decent precision on clinical annotation, outmatch MetaMap's F1-score.

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