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Building a Spanish MMTx by using automatic translation and biomedical ontologies

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dc.contributor.author Carrero García, Francisco Manuel
dc.contributor.author Cortizo Pérez, José Carlos
dc.contributor.author Gómez Hidalgo, José María
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-13T18:18:38Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-13T18:18:38Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Carrero, F., Cortizo, J. C., & Gómez, J. M. (2008). Building a Spanish MMTx by using automatic translation and biomedical ontologies. In International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2008) (pp.346-353). Berlin: Springer. spa
dc.identifier.isbn 9783540889069
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/5410
dc.description.abstract The use of domain ontologies is becoming increasingly popular in Medical Natural Language Processing Systems. A wide variety of knowledge bases in multiple languages has been integrated into the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) to create a huge knowledge source that can be accessed with diverse lexical tools. MetaMap (and its java version MMTx) is a tool that allows extracting medical concepts from free text, but currently there not exists a Spanish version. Our ongoing research is centered on the application of biomedical concepts to cross-lingual text classification, what makes it necessary to have a Spanish MMTx available. We have combined automatic translation techniques with biomedical ontologies and the existing English MMTx to produce a Spanish version of MMTx. We have evaluated different approaches and applied several types of evaluation according to different concept representations for text classification. Our results prove that the use of existing translation tools such as Google Translate produce translations with a high similarity to original texts in terms of extracted concepts. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACIÓN spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.publisher Springer spa
dc.subject.other IDEAL spa
dc.subject.other Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning spa
dc.title Building a Spanish MMTx by using automatic translation and biomedical ontologies spa
dc.type conferenceObject spa
dc.description.impact No data (2008) spa
dc.rights.accessRights closedAccess en
dc.subject.uem Lingüística computacional spa
dc.subject.uem Medicina-Lenguaje spa
dc.subject.unesco Traductor spa
dc.subject.unesco Lingüística informática spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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