Information Extraction from Medical Reports

Liliana Ferreira, António Teixeira, João Paulo da Silva Cunha

Abstract

Information extraction technology, as defined and developed through the U.S. DARPA Message Understanding Conferences (MUCs), has proved successful at extracting information primarily from newswire texts and in domains concerned with human activity. This paper presents an Information Extraction (IE) system, intended to extract structured information from medical reports written in Portuguese. A first evaluation is performed and the results are discussed.

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in Harvard Style

Ferreira L., Teixeira A. and Paulo da Silva Cunha J. (2006). Information Extraction from Medical Reports . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Natural Language Understanding and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLUCS, (ICEIS 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-50-4, pages 149-155. DOI: 10.5220/0002499901490155


in Bibtex Style

@conference{nlucs06,
author={Liliana Ferreira and António Teixeira and João Paulo da Silva Cunha},
title={Information Extraction from Medical Reports},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Natural Language Understanding and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLUCS, (ICEIS 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={149-155},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002499901490155},
isbn={978-972-8865-50-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Natural Language Understanding and Cognitive Science - Volume 1: NLUCS, (ICEIS 2006)
TI - Information Extraction from Medical Reports
SN - 978-972-8865-50-4
AU - Ferreira L.
AU - Teixeira A.
AU - Paulo da Silva Cunha J.
PY - 2006
SP - 149
EP - 155
DO - 10.5220/0002499901490155