Word Sense Disambiguation

Word Sense Disambiguation is the task of automatically identifying the correct sense of a term with multiple senses. The goal of this research is to explore word sense disambiguation methods utilizing information from the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS).


CuiTools This project explores using information from the UMLS as features into supervised, semi-supervised and knowledge-based methods to disambiguate terms in biomedical text.

UMLS::SenseRelate This project explores using measures of semantic similarity and relatedness between UMLS concepts to disambiguate terms in biomedical text.