Handling Negation to Improve Information Retrieval from French Clinical Reports

Baya Naouel Barigou, Fatiha Barigou, Baghdad Atmani

Abstract


The aim of this work is to develop a framework to cope with the negative context in French clinical reports and assess the effect of negation identi cation on the performance of medical information retrieval. The proposed work significantly improves the performance of information retrieval done on French clinical reports where the precision improves by 10%.

Keywords


French clinical reports, medical information retrieval; negation detection; natural language processing

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20368/1971-8829/1455



Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society | ISSN (online) 1971 - 8829 | ISSN (paper) 1826 - 6223 © 2017 Je-LKS - Italian e-Learning Association (SIe-L).