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Incorporating terminology evolution for query translation in text retrieval with association rules

Amal C. Kaluarachchi, Aparna S. Varde, Srikanta Bedathur, Gerhard Weikum, Jing Peng, Anna Feldman
2010 Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '10  
For example, a query on Sri Lanka should automatically retrieve documents with its former name Ceylon. We call such concepts SITACs, i.e., Semantically Identical Temporally Altering Concepts.  ...  Hence when users pose queries pertaining to historical information over such documents, the queries need to be translated taking into account these temporal changes in order to provide accurate responses  ...  The specific issue we address is incorporating temporal terminology evolution in query translation for better information retrieval.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1871437.1871730 dblp:conf/cikm/KaluarachchiVBWPF10 fatcat:zeew7ywctfcfhasutkoiiov5je


Amal Kaluarachchi, Debjani Roychoudhury, Aparna S. Varde, Gerhard Weikum
2011 Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Extending Database Technology - EDBT/ICDT '11  
This system is developed to perform timeaware translation of queries over text corpora by incorporating terminology evolution, thus providing more accurate responses to users, e.g., query processing on  ...  The SITAC system constitutes a novel collaborative framework of natural language processing, association rule mining and contextual similarity.  ...  CONCLUSIONS We have addressed the problem of discovering SITACs in text sources, i.e., Semantically Identical Temporally Altering Concepts, in order to perform time-aware translation of user queries.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1951365.1951442 dblp:conf/edbt/KaluarachchiRVW11 fatcat:7pcsw52tazepjlgsclrnbuys5a

New trends in terminology processing and implications for practical translation

Blaise Nkwenti‐Azeh
1994 ASLIB Proceedings  
in general, and terminology processing in particular, can contribute to the development of reliable, up-to-date terminology support tools for translators.  ...  This paper examines how the changes currently taking place in terminology processing and documentation are related to the multilingual needs of translation, and also how progress in natural language processing  ...  The emphasis will mainly be on the incorporation of fundamental principles associated with special reference so that term banks (or the terminological lexicon) can provide the information required for  ... 
doi:10.1108/eb051345 fatcat:mae4mcpi2jhmzleulokjzg5k5y

Clinical Natural Language Processing in languages other than English: opportunities and challenges

Aurélie Névéol, Hercules Dalianis, Sumithra Velupillai, Guergana Savova, Pierre Zweigenbaum
2018 Journal of Biomedical Semantics  
Main Body: We envision three groups of intended readers: (1) NLP researchers leveraging experience gained in other languages, (2) NLP researchers faced with establishing clinical text processing in a language  ...  Natural language processing applied to clinical text or aimed at a clinical outcome has been thriving in recent years.  ...  Query translation relying on statistical machine translation was also shown to be useful for information retrieval through MEDLINE for queries in French, Spanish [161] or Arabic [162] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13326-018-0179-8 pmid:29602312 pmcid:PMC5877394 fatcat:xas3ynaltjeuhgdymutha7akvi

SIS - TMS: A Thesaurus Management System for Distributed Digital Collections [chapter]

Martin Doerr, Irini Fundulaki
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The availability of central reference information as thesauri is critical for correct intellectual access to distributed databases, in particular to digital collections in international networks.  ...  We present here a method and an actual thesaurus management system, which is specifically designed for this use, and implements the necessary data structures and management functions.  ...  (see below), which are relevant for query processing rules for dynamic concept formation (e.g. combine "factories" with process terms) context associations to assist browsing (e.g. the ISO2709 "subdivisions  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-49653-x_14 fatcat:xjwac5gwarhqnfe432edzcujmm

Techniques of Ontology and its Usage in Indian Languages - A Review

Rajveer Kaur, Saurabh Sharma
2015 International Journal of Computer Applications  
It is hereby concluded from the review that in Indian languages usage of ontology is very less because of the challenges to build ontology for minority languages.  ...  This paper review has been carried out/done on the usage of different ontology building approaches in natural language processing and their usage on Indian languages.  ...  The proposed approach create ontology from relational databases with query formation rules and translation/transliteration rules, which may be used for information retrieval from one language to a different  ... 
doi:10.5120/19975-1873 fatcat:klt7q4x4qff25mtjvoecrsgtuy

A Hybrid Approach for the Management of FAQ Documents in Latin Languages [chapter]

Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim, Andre Bortolon, Aldo von Wangenheim
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Essential for the success of FAQ systems is their ability to systematically manage knowledge including the intelligent retrieval of useful FAQ documents and the continuous evolution of the knowledge base  ...  Based on our experiences, we propose a hybrid approach for the management of FAQ documents on programming languages written in Portuguese, Spanish or other latin languages.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors want to thank all members of The Cyclops Project who have participated in the initial study and the application of the FAQ@Smalltalk System.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44593-5_15 fatcat:cmhwtvvxpfh37nxnpjusvzc64y

Generating Weather Forecast Texts with Case Based Reasoning [article]

Ibrahim Adeyanju
2015 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, case based reasoning (CBR) is proposed for weather forecast text generation because similar weather conditions occur over time and should have similar forecast texts.  ...  The advantage in a CBR approach is that systems can be built in minimal time with far less human effort after initial consultation with experts.  ...  The errors associated with these observations might be minimized by incorporating knowledge about authors" of human forecast texts; however, this was not available in the dataset.  ... 
arXiv:1509.01023v1 fatcat:hjwp4alt2vamja6eqw7q4qbfj4

A Review of Medical Imaging Informatics

2002 Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences  
image retrieval, and natural language processing of text data. (2) Data modeling techniques to represent clinical data with focus on an image data model, including general-purpose time-based multimedia  ...  With these requirements as a framework, we review, in four sections: (1) Methods to present imaging and associated data without causing an overload, including image study summarization, content-based medical  ...  response to queries for patient information from a client: (1) actively querying data sources for patient information, thus providing upto-date patient information; (2) translating data in different formats  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2002.tb04896.x pmid:12594089 fatcat:cqtgj3wg25bqtdpljen6cwbhoi

Adding Semantics to Business Intelligence: Towards a Smarter Generation of Analytical Tools [chapter]

Denilson Sell, Dhiogo Cardoso da Silva, Fernando Benedet, Mrcio Napoli, Jos Leomar
2012 Business Intelligence - Solution for Business Development  
Thus, Query Manager works with the Ontology Manager module to assemble and execute the derived query with the dimensions or fact tables associated with the concepts identified in the last step (in this  ...  Measures classified by the OLAP Translator are associated with facts and attributes of dimensions defined in the dimensional model.  ...  Business Intelligence -Solution for Business Development The work addresses to specialists in informatics, with preoccupations in development of Business Intelligence systems, and also to beneficiaries  ... 
doi:10.5772/35572 fatcat:pcy3f2ymyjclrkwx2ficgosvri

The clinical research data repository of the US National Institutes of Health

James J Cimino, Elaine J Ayres
2010 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Users are able to retrieve data on their own research subjects in identified form as well as deidentified data on all subjects.  ...  This paper describes the design, implementation and experience to date with the Biomedical Translational Research Information System (BTRIS), being developed at NIH to consolidate clinical research data  ...  A subsequent query will use the ancestor-descendant table to select all data with any of the 12 amiodarone medications. Figure 3 - 3 Example of text-based terminology searches in BTRIS.  ... 
pmid:20841894 pmcid:PMC3408090 fatcat:sg4cyokjpbdfjenkivz7ai4nfi

The National Institutes of Health's Biomedical Translational Research Information System (BTRIS): Design, contents, functionality and experience to date

James J. Cimino, Elaine J. Ayres, Lyubov Remennik, Sachi Rath, Robert Freedman, Andrea Beri, Yang Chen, Vojtech Huser
2014 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
BTRIS includes a data repository, a set of programs for loading data from NIH electronic health records and research data management systems, an ontology for coding the disparate data with a single terminology  ...  The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has developed the Biomedical Translational Research Information System (BTRIS) to support researchers' access to translational and clinical data.  ...  We are grateful to the National Cancer Institute's Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) for sharing their ontology development tools and experience. Drs.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2013.11.004 pmid:24262893 pmcid:PMC4026354 fatcat:kydrsvdecjerjhq6kv3bdni6ey

Augmenting Lightweight Domain Ontologies with Social Evidence Sources

Albert Weichselbraun, Gerhard Wohlgenannt, Arno Scharl
2010 2010 Workshops on Database and Expert Systems Applications  
Evaluating the method with two measures (PMI and expert judgements) demonstrates the significant benefits of social evidence sources for ontology learning.  ...  Recent research shows the potential of utilizing data collected through Web 2.0 applications to capture changes in a domain's terminology.  ...  The authors would like to thank Heinz Lang for his help in implementing the necessary extensions to eWRT and providing the ontology visualizations and Syed Kamran Ali Ahmad for proofreading the manuscript  ... 
doi:10.1109/dexa.2010.53 dblp:conf/dexaw/WeichselbraunWS10 fatcat:xo3lhntxundapgbfnfwittunlm

Searching for metadata using knowledge bases and topic maps in Spatial Data Infrastructures

Odilon Corrêa da Silva, Jugurta Lisboa-Filho, José Luís Braga, Karla A. V. Borges
2009 Earth Science Informatics  
Concern for environmental issues has become a reality in all sectors of society, mainly among researchers and professionals who work directly with environmental status.  ...  Such interdisciplinary character requires new solutions for knowledge representation.  ...  translating the features of the module Query to the Indexed Base to something that the User can understand and therefore interact with the system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12145-009-0039-2 fatcat:xkptgoz32vhuzplv7kbsfuy7j4

EXPRESS: an experimental interface for factual information retrieval

G. Zinßmeister
1990 Proceedings of the 13th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '90  
In our approach, traditional thesaurus structures are extended in order to cope with these problems and to encode further domain-specific knowledge.  ...  Terminological support in this area has to zake into account that dizerent controIled vocabularies may be used in a variety of attributes spreadover several relations.  ...  When translating a QBE query into SQL, all narrower terms of controlled input tems are retrieved and ORed with the original term.  ... 
doi:10.1145/96749.98009 dblp:conf/sigir/HoppeALZ90 fatcat:hgd2hku4iff3xio3z7oooq77aq
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