Livre: Information Retrieval in Biomedicine

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Mar 10 16:03:26 UTC 2009

Date: Sat, 7 Mar 2009 11:54:29 +0100
From: Violaine PRINCE <prince at>
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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:



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

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



- 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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