Task 2: ShARe/CLEF eHealth evaluation lab 2013

Danielle L. Mowery, Brett R. South, Lee Christensen, Laura Maria Murtola, Sanna Salanterä, Hanna Suominen, David Martinez, Noemie Elhadad, Sameer Pradhan, Guergana Savova, Wendy W. Chapman

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In this pilot study, we aimed to generate a reference standard of clinical acronyms and abbreviations normalized to concepts from a standardized, medical vocabulary for the ShARe/CLEF eHealth 2013 challenge. In this paper, we review prior text normalization shared tasks, reference standard generation approaches, and recent clinical acronym and abbreviation normalization research.We report inter-annotator agreement for the reference standard and performance for participant systems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2013 Cross Language Evaluation Forum Conference, CLEF 2013
Subtitle of host publicationCEUR Workshop Proceedings
EditorsP. Forner, N. Ferro, R. Navigli, D. Tufis
Place of PublicationValencia, Spain
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 8 Sept 2013
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

ISSN (Print)1613-0073


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