An implementation of a semantic associative search space for medical document databases

Minoru Kawamoto, Yasushi Kiyoki, Naofumi Yoshida, Seitaro Fujishima, Sadakazu Aiso

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Abstract

In this paper, we present an implementation of a semantic associative search space for medical document databases. We have implemented a semantic associative search space for the medical field by using encyclopedias which describe not only word definitions but also word explanations. This implementation realizes a medical semantic associative search space by using a medical encyclopedia which includes explicit word explanations. We have created an actual medical semantic associative search space which consists of 149 dimensions computed from the 217×219 matrix consisting of medical data. By using this actual medical space, we show several experimental results of semantic associative search space creation and medical document retrieval for clarifying feasibility of our implementation method.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2004 International Symposium on Applications and the Internet Workshops (Saint 2004Workshops)
Pages488-493
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jun 14
EventProceedings - 2004 International Symposium on Applications and the Internet Workshops (Saint 2004Workshop) - Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 2004 Jan 262004 Jan 30

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Symposium on Applications and the Internet Workshops

Conference

ConferenceProceedings - 2004 International Symposium on Applications and the Internet Workshops (Saint 2004Workshop)
CountryJapan
CityTokyo
Period04/1/2604/1/30

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Kawamoto, M., Kiyoki, Y., Yoshida, N., Fujishima, S., & Aiso, S. (2004). An implementation of a semantic associative search space for medical document databases. In Proceedings - 2004 International Symposium on Applications and the Internet Workshops (Saint 2004Workshops) (pp. 488-493). (Proceedings - International Symposium on Applications and the Internet Workshops).