ERIC Number: EJ625236
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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An Experimental Study in Automatically Categorizing Medical Documents.
Ribeiro-Neto, Berthier; Laender, Alberto H. F.; de Lima, Luciano R. S.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v52 n5 p391-401 Mar 2001
Evaluates the retrieval performance of an algorithm that automatically categorizes medical documents, which consists in assigning an International Code of Disease (ICD) based on well-known information retrieval techniques. Reports on experimental results that tested precision using a database of over 20,000 medical documents. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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