UMLS (Unified Medical Language System) & Dialog Systems


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Semantic Networks & Dialog Systems


A common type system for clinical natural language processing
ST Wu, VC Kaggal, D Dligach… – Journal of …, 2013 – jbiomedsem.biomedcentral.com
… deep semantic representation analogous to those that have been used in the computational seman- tics and dialogue systems communities [8 … Concepts in the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) Metathe- saurus have a concept unique identifier (CUI) and a type unique …

Semantic memory knowledge acquisition through active dialogues
J Szymanski, W Duch – Neural Networks, 2007. IJCNN 2007 …, 2007 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… The situation is a bit better in biomedical applications, where thanks to the efforts of the US National Library of Medicine the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) was created, containing information from 88 medical knowledge sources, defining over one million concepts …

Towards avatars with artificial minds: Role of semantic memory
J Szymanski, T Sarnatowicz, W Duch – Journal of Ubiquitous …, 2007 – cogprints.org
… There is no simple way to find out that cats have teeth, claws, tail, make different sound and drink milk. Without such information that easily comes to mind of anyone who knows what a cat is, cre- ation of artificial minds or even good dialog systems does not seem possible …

Extracting Knowledge from On-Line Forums for Non-Obstructive Psychological Counseling Q&A System
Y Liu, M Liu, Z Lu, M Song – International Journal of Intelligence …, 2012 – file.scirp.org
… The knowledge is acquired through the use of Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) and Word- Net … There is some difference from traditional dialog system, as the purpose of automatic psychology Q&A consulting is to help solve problem of clients and not just talk freely …

Generality and reuse in a common type system for clinical natural language processing
ST Wu, VC Kaggal, GK Savova, H Liu, J Zheng… – Proceedings of the first …, 2011 – dl.acm.org
… semantic representation analogous to those that have been used in the computational semantics and dialogue systems communities[2 … semantics – a reference to an unambiguous external ontology; UmlsConcept is specifically for the oft-used Unified Medical Language System …

The patents retrieval prototype in the MOLTO project
M Chechev, M Gonzàlez, L Màrquez… – Proceedings of the 21st …, 2012 – dl.acm.org
… The feasibility and performance of the techniques devel- oped in MOLTO are being shown in three case studies: Mathematics, a multilingual dialog system to help math … diseases and other medical terms, also defined in the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) standard12 …

Leveraging dialog systems research to assist biomedical researchers’ interrogation of Big Clinical Data
J Hoxha, C Weng – Journal of biomedical informatics, 2016 – Elsevier
… Journal of Biomedical Informatics. Volume 61, June 2016, Pages 176–184. Cover image Cover image. Commentary. Leveraging dialog systems research to assist biomedical researchers’ interrogation of Big Clinical Data … 3.2. Synergy with the discipline of dialog systems research …

Medical data mining: Improving information accessibility using online patient drug reviews
YA Li – 2011 – dspace.mit.edu
… to the domain specific applications of clinical decision making, medical dialogue systems, and diag- nosis … The US National Library of Medicine (NLM) has created a set of biomedical lex- ica and tools known collectively as the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) …

Korean anaphora recognition system to develop healthcare dialogue-type agent
J Yang, Y Lee – Healthcare informatics research, 2014 – synapse.koreamed.org
… in semantic analysis systems; it can be used either for deep semantic analysis of medical free-text to extract information and knowledge in an automatic manner or to design a dialogue system which can … Auditing the Unified Medical Language System with semantic methods …

Reusing ontologies on the Semantic Web: A feasibility study
E Simperl – Data & Knowledge Engineering, 2009 – Elsevier
… their components.” [65]. 3.4. Peralta and Pinto’s case study. Peralta and Pinto describe the development of the ONTO-SD ontology for a natural language dialogue system for a ticket vending machine [59]. The ontology comprised …

Towards two-step multi-document summarisation for evidence based medicine: A quantitative analysis
A Sarker, D Mollá-Aliod, C Paris – 2012 – researchonline.mq.edu.au
… Han, 2009). Text processing systems in this domain generally use the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)2, which is a repository of biomedical vocabular- ies developed by the US National Library of Medicine. It covers …

Towards of automatically detecting brain death patterns through text mining
A Silva, F Portela, MF Santos… – … (CBI), 2016 IEEE …, 2016 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… So far, the NLP is used in automatic translation machines, dialogue systems, machine learning, intelligent computers, multimedia computers … Furthermore, the concept of UMLS (Unified Medical Language System) can be described in several different ways, or the annotators can …

Developing Deployable Spoken Language Translation Systems given Limited Resources
M Eck – 2008 – d-nb.info
… 107 6.2.2 Experiments with the Unified Medical Language System108 6.2.2.1 Unified Medical Language System . . . . . 108 6.2.2.2 Extracting Dictionaries from the UMLS . . . 111 6.2.2.3 Generalizing the Training Data using UMLS Dictionaries …

The use of Natural Language Processing techniques to support Health Literacy: an evidence-based review
P Moreda, E Lloret – 2015 – rua.ua.es
… In addition to the previous NLP resources, others that have 145 been specifically developed for the medical domain are also available. This 146 is the case of Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), which is a resource 147 …

Semantic and phonetic automatic reconstruction of medical dictations
S Petrik, C Drexel, L Fessler, J Jancsary, A Klein… – Computer Speech & …, 2011 – Elsevier
… Language and speech issues in the engineering of companionable dialogue systems … The resource we employ for that purpose is the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS, Lindberg et al., 1993), which includes a metathesaurus, a semantic network, and a lexicon …

A Survey on Cross-Language Information Retrieval
SK Dwivedi, G Chandra – … Journal on Cybernetics & Informatics (IJCI) Vol – researchgate.net
… The architecture of SAPHIRE system is based on multilingual aspects of UMLS (Unified Medical Language System) … of the combined workshop on Language-Enabled educational technology and Development and evaluation of Robust Spoken Dialogue Systems, Germany, pp …

Aligning texts and knowledge bases with semantic sentence simplification
Y Mrabet, P Vougiouklis, H Kilicoglu, C Gardent… – 2016 – eprints.soton.ac.uk
… The RESTAU- RANTS corpus contains utterances that a spoken dialogue system might produce in an interaction with a human user together with the correspond- ing dialog act … 1993. The unified medical language system. Methods of information in medicine, 32(4):281–291 …

Managing Linguistic and Terminological Variation in a Medical Dialogue System
LCLDB Pierre, ZS Rosset – 2016 – lrec-conf.org
… 6. Conclusion We described the lexical and terminological resources used in a dialogue system simulating a virtual patient to train medical students … 8. References Bodenreider, O. (2004). The Unified Medical Language System (UMLS): Integrating biomedical terminology …

Description of the PatientGenesys Dialogue System
LCDBE Bilinski, AL Ligozat, PZS Rosset… – 16th Annual Meeting of …, 2015 – aclweb.org
… The project is raising challenges regarding the lack of training corpora, the design of a robust dialogue system, and the variability of the medical jargon … yaml. org, Tech. Rep. O. Bodenreider. 2004. The unified medical language system (umls): integrating biomedical terminology …

Using domain knowledge about medications to correct recognition errors in medical report creation
S Schreitter, A Klein, J Matiasek, H Trost – … on Text and Data Mining of …, 2010 – dl.acm.org
… The unified medical language system … In: Proceedings of ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Error Handling in Spo- ken Dialogue Systems, Chateau-d’Oex-Vaud, Switzer- land (2003) 123–128, http://www-i6.informatik.rwth- aachen.de/˜bender/papers/isca tutorial 2003 …

Correcting Errors in Automatic Speech Recognition in Medical Reports Using Semantic Knowledge
S Schreitter – MEi: CogSci Conference 2010, Dubrovnik, 2010 – univie.ac.at
… In: Proceedings of ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Error Handling in Spoken Dialogue Systems, Chateau-d’Oex-Vaud, Switzerland 77-81 … [5] Lindberg DA, Humphreys BL and McCray AT (1993) The unified medical language system …

Did you mean A or B? Supporting Clarification Dialog for Entity Disambiguation.
A Coden, D Gruhl, N Lewis… – SumPre-HSWI …, 2015 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… In the medical domain, the Unified Medical Language System [8], provides a rich ontology of terms and phrases with as- signing different possible … Resolution of Lexical Ambiguities in Spoken Dialogue System (2004), http://aclweb.org/anthology/W04-2312 7. de Marneffe, MC …

A Pedagogical Model for Computational Linguistics across Curricular Boundaries
CO Alm, K Womack, A Haake… – Language and …, 2016 – Wiley Online Library
… of computational and mathematical theories because of their ubiquitous real-world applications (search engines, dialog systems, etc.) and … Language science and NLP discussion; Tutorials using knowledge sources such as UMLS (Unified Medical Language System at www.nlm …

Prediction of relevant biomedical documents: a human microbiome case study
JH Moore, JC Madan… – BioData …, 2015 – biodatamining.biomedcentral.com
… Furthermore, the National Library of Medicine developed the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) [17], and many other taxonomies and ontologies … Literature Analsyis and Retrieval System (MEDLARS) [23] and Saracevic’s own evaluations of the DIALOG system [24–26] …

An Opening Chapter of the First Generation of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: The First Rutgers AIM Workshop, June 1975
CA Kulikowski – Yearbook of medical informatics, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
… champion a decade later when, as Director of the National Library of Medicine, he guided the development of the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS [54 … His final comment was on the DIALOG system of Myers and Pople, stating that he did not think it was important as an …

Textual Representation of Meaning
SM Colowick – 2007 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… (Miller, 1995) In the Unified Medical Language System, Semantic Relations are the set of relationships that exist between Semantic Types (UMLS, 2007) … (2003). An interactive dialogue system for knowledge acquisition in Cyc …

Spoken Language Understanding
M McTear, Z Callejas, D Griol – The Conversational Interface, 2016 – Springer
… In commercial work, on the other hand, for example, in domain-specific spoken dialog systems and in interactions with virtual personal … Relations are used in a variety of applications, such as the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), which consists of 134 entity types and …

Usability of upper level ontologies: The case of ResearchCyc
J Conesa, VC Storey, V Sugumaran – Data & Knowledge Engineering, 2010 – Elsevier
Repositories of knowledge about the real world are intended to serve as surrogates for the meaning and context of terms and concepts. These are being developed.

Sortal anaphora resolution in Medline abstracts
M Torii, K Vijay?Shanker – Computational Intelligence, 2007 – Wiley Online Library
… The Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) was developed at the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of … International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence, Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems, Seattle , Washington …

Developing Deployable Spoken Language Translation Systems given Limited Resources
M Eck, T Schultz – isl.anthropomatik.kit.edu
… 107 6.2.2 Experiments with the Unified Medical Language System108 6.2.2.1 Unified Medical Language System . . . . . 108 6.2.2.2 Extracting Dictionaries from the UMLS . . . 111 6.2.2.3 Generalizing the Training Data using UMLS Dictionaries …

RESEARCH ISSUES IN TERMINOLOGY
K Ahmad – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… The proliferation of word processing software, machine-assisted translation systems, ‘smart’ document management systems, dialogue systems all require dictionaries in machine readable format and suitably represented on a computer system …

Speech-to-speech translation to support medical interviews
JASG Rodrigues – 2013 – repositorio.ul.pt
Page 1. UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA Faculdade de Ciências Departamento de Informática SPEECH-TO-SPEECH TRANSLATION TO SUPPORT MEDICAL INTERVIEWS Jo˜ao Ant´onio Santos Gomes Rodrigues PROJETO MESTRADO EM ENGENHARIA INFORM´ATICA …

WatsonPaths: Scenario-Based Question Answering and Inference over Unstructured Information.
A Lally, S Bagchi, MA Barborak, DW Buchanan… – AI …, 2017 – search.ebscohost.com
… types. For the medical domain, our dictionary is derived from the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) Metathesaurus (National Library of Medicine 2009), Wikipedia redi- rects, and medical abbreviation resources. The …

Ontology based intercultural patient practitioner assistive communications from qualitative gap analysis
D Forbes, P Wongthongtham – Information Technology & …, 2016 – emeraldinsight.com

Text Mining of Web-based Medical Content
J Bellika, A Bravo-Salgado, M Brezovan, DD Burdescu… – 2014 – books.google.com
… visu- ally impaired. The author shows how this health dialogue system provides health information about lassa fever, malaria fever, typhoid fever and yellow fever to those who cannot access this information on line. The author …

The conversational interface
M McTear, Z Callejas, D Griol – New York: Springer, 2016 – Springer
… With the evolution of speech recognition and natural language technologies, IVR systems rapidly became more sophisticated and enabled the creation of complex dialog systems that could handle natural language queries and many turns of interaction …

Medical Emergency Team Tutored Learning Environment
EA Domeshek – 2008 – dtic.mil
Page 1. AD_____ Award Number: W81XWH-04-C-0067 TITLE: Medical Emergency Team Tutored Learning Environment PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Eric A. Domeshek, Ph.D. CONTRACTING ORGANIZATION: Stottler Henke Associates, Inc …

Semantic Analysis Of Multi Meaning Words Using Machine Learning And Knowledge Representation
M Alirezaie – 2011 – diva-portal.org
… This is required in various applications, such as spell and grammar checkers, text summarization, or dialogue systems. The automatic processing of languages contains several levels of analysis as follows: • Morphological Analysis • Syntactic Analysis • Semantic Analysis …

Data preparation for biomedical knowledge domain visualization: A probabilistic record linkage and information fusion approach to citation data
MB Synnestvedt – 2007 – idea.library.drexel.edu
… A search of the online Bluesheets documentation for the DIALOG system indicated DOI availability only in non-medical databases (primarily engineering fields), and PII availability in the SCISEARCH and SOCIAL SCISEARCH databases from June, 2003 forward …

22 Question Answering
B WEBBER, N WEBB – The Handbook of Computational Linguistics and … – researchgate.net
… For more detailed discus- sion of the issues and technology underlying dialogue systems, see Chapter 16, COMPUTATIONAL MODELS OF DIALOGUE … Here the parameters are disjunctions of Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) categories (www. nlm. nih …

Language modeling approaches to question answering
P Banerjee – 2009 – idea.library.drexel.edu
Page 1. Language Modeling Approaches to Question Answering A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of Drexel University by Protima Banerjee in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy July 2009 Page 2 …

Concept mining: A conceptual understanding based approach
S Shehata – 2009 – uwspace.uwaterloo.ca
Page 1. Concept Mining: A Conceptual Understanding based Approach by Shady Shehata A thesis presented to the University of Waterloo in fulfillment of the thesis requirement for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering …

IMPROVING KNOWLEDGE BASE POPULATION WITH INFORMATION EXTRACTION
X Li – 2016 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
Page 1. IMPROVING KNOWLEDGE BASE POPULATION WITH INFORMATION EXTRACTION by Xiang Li A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Department of Computer Science New York University May, 2016 …

Completion of Ontologies and Ontology Networks
Z Dragisic – 2017 – books.google.com
… overlapping information. For example, there are a number of repositories for biomedical ontologies such as Open Biological and Biomedical Ontologies (OBO) Foundry, BioPortal, and Unified Medical Language System (UMLS). These …

Domain-sensitive topic management in a modular conversational agent framework
D Macias Galindo – 2014 – researchbank.rmit.edu.au
… Building Modular Knowledge Bases for Conversational Agents. In IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge Representation and Reasoning for Practical Dialogue Systems (KRPDS), pages 16–23, Barcelona, Spain, 2011a (ERA Rank: Unranked) …

International Journal of Information and Computing Technology
PV Virparia, D Shah, V Pathak, VR Rathod, P Sajja… – istarjournal.co.in
… We present here the study of selected systems related to Natural language Interface in terms of Information Retrieval, Question Answering, Dialog System and Natural Language Interface to Database System … QA Dialog interface: ELIZA: It is a Dialogue system …

Computational-Linguistic Approaches to Biological Text Mining
AB Clegg – 2008 – andrewclegg.org
… UMLS Unified Medical Language System 13 Page 14 … The subfields of speech and gesture processing can be ignored wholesale, as can the large bodies of work dealing with multi-agent dialogue systems, emotional tone, colloquial and ungrammatical utterances, and so on …

Personalized Means of Interacting with Multimedia Content.
G Hölbling – 2011 – opus4.kobv.de
Page 1. University of Passau Department of Informatics and Mathematics Chair of Distributed Information Systems Prof. Dr. Harald Kosch Dissertation Personalized Means of Interacting with Multimedia Content Günther Hölbling June the 06th, 2011 1st referee: Prof …

Integrating extra knowledge into word embedding models for biomedical nlp tasks
Y Ling, Y An, M Liu, S Hasan, Y Fan… – Neural Networks (IJCNN) …, 2017 – sadidhasan.com
Page 1. Integrating Extra Knowledge into Word Embedding Models for Biomedical NLP Tasks Yuan Ling?†, Yuan An?, Mengwen Liu?, Sadid A. Hasan†, Yetian Fan‡ and Xiaohua Hu? ? College of Computing & Informatics …

Linked lexical knowledge bases: Foundations and applications
I Gurevych, J Eckle-Kohler… – Synthesis Lectures on …, 2016 – morganclaypool.com
… Data-Intensive Text Processing with MapReduce Jimmy Lin and Chris Dyer 2010 Semantic Role Labeling Martha Palmer, Daniel Gildea, and Nianwen Xue 2010 Spoken Dialogue Systems Kristiina Jokinen and Michael McTear 2009 Page 7. v …