In this link -
I could see an information stating " A paper on rare word indexing is
currently in progress."
May be Sean or Tim will be able to provide info on this I feel.
From: Masoud Rouhizadeh [mailto:m...@jhu.edu]
Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2018 9:57 PM
Subject: Fast UMLS dictionary lookup description
Hello, cTAKES developing team,
We are using and comparing various NLP tools (including cTAKES) for processing
over 5 million clinical notes within Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes. As a
part of our comparisons, we are exploring the architecture of the NER and
(UMLS) concept linking components of the tools.
I was able to find the description on the cTAKES default/original dictionary
look up in the Savova et. al. 2010 paper but I was not able to find a paper or
tech report describing the fast UMLS dictionary lookup (Fast UMLS Processor)
Any description of the fast dictionary lookup algorithm is highly appreciated.
Masoud Rouhizadeh, PhD
NLP Specialist / Software Engineer
Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Center for Clinical Data
Analysis School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
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