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MedEval — A Swedish medical test collection with doctors and patients user groups

Karin Heppin
2011 Journal of Biomedical Semantics  
Methods: This article describes the making of and potential uses of MedEval, a Swedish medical test collection with assessments, not only for topical relevance, but also for target reader group: Doctors  ...  A user of the test collection may choose if she wishes to search in the Doctors or the Patients scenario where the topical relevance assessments have been adjusted with consideration to user group, or  ...  test collection.  ... 
doi:10.1186/2041-1480-2-s3-s4 pmid:21992659 pmcid:PMC3194176 fatcat:vqx66hpdbzbgjekjhgy7gma364

MedEval-six test collections in one

Karin Friberg Heppin
2009 Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics  
The test collection will be used to Evaluate search strategies to retrieve Medical documents, hence the name.  ...  Does the domain of search terms have impact in a domain specific environment? Can search terms with certain features help users of different categories find documents suited for them?  ...  Since there was no such collection we built MedEval, a Swedish medical test collection, with documents marked for target groups, professionals and laypersons, with a system allowing choice of user group  ... 
dblp:conf/nodalida/Heppin09 fatcat:6333dwm765dlffu22qdpejnv6u

Towards Improving Search Results for Medical Experts and Laypersons

Karin Friberg, Anni Järvelin
2012 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
The Swedish medical IR test collection, MedEval, from Språkbanken, University of Gothenburg, will be used to find features specific for professional language and lay language and to study the effectiveness  ...  The test collection contains 42,250 documents from the medical corpus MedLex , collected from all types of written medical information found in electronic format, except patient records.  ...  Table 1 . 1 Features found in the MedEval test collection and in the documents assessed to have target groups doctors or patients Entire collection Assessed documents Doctors Patients Tokens per document  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/FribergJ12 fatcat:fk53zvzvqnbdzmxpzuqqq4khia