[Corpora-List] [New Book] Information Retrieval in Biomedicine

Mathieu.Roche at lirmm.fr Mathieu.Roche at lirmm.fr
Sun Feb 22 15:41:02 CET 2009


NEW BOOK (March 2009) - BioNLP Domain:

Information Retrieval in Biomedicine: Natural Language Processing for Knowledge Integration

ISBN: 978-1-60566-274-9; 460 pp; March 2009, Published under Medical Information Science Reference

Edited by: Violaine Prince, University Montpellier 2, France; Mathieu Roche, University Montpellier 2, France

Release details and information are available from: http://www.igi-global.com/reference/details.asp?id=33268

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DESCRIPTION :

Today, there is an intense interest for bio natural language processing (NLP) creating a need among researchers, academicians, and practitioners for a comprehensive publication of articles in this area.

Information Retrieval in Biomedicine: Natural Language Processing for Knowledge Integration provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in this area according to a linguistic granularity. As a critical mass of advanced knowledge, this book presents original applications, going beyond existing publications while opening up the road for a broader use of NLP in biomedicine.

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TOPICS COVERED :

- Automatic alignment of medical terminologies - Biomedical information extraction - Biomedical terminological resources for information retrieval - Cross-language information retrieval - Extracting patient case profiles - Knowledge integration in biomedicine - Lexical enrichment of biomedical ontology - Lexical granularity for automatic indexing - Medical information retrieval systems - Natural language processing - Ontological knowledge management - Participative analysis and language engineering - Word sense disambiguation in biomedical applications



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