Resolving Anaphoras for the Extraction of Drug-Drug Interactions in Pharmacological Documents Articles uri icon

publication date

  • April 2010


  • Suppl 2


  • 11

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1471-2105


  • Drug-drug interactions are frequently reported in the increasing amount of biomedical literature. Information Extraction (IE) techniques have been devised as a useful instrument to manage this knowledge. Nevertheless, IE at the sentence level has a limited effect
    because of the frequent references to previous entities in the discourse, a phenomenon
    known as 'anaphora'. DrugNerAR, a drug anaphora resolution system is presented to
    address the problem of co-referring expressions in pharmacological literature. This
    development is part of a larger and innovative study about automatic drug-drug interaction