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MedIR14: medical information retrieval workshop
Goeuriot, Lorraine; Jones, Gareth J.F.; Kelly, Liadh; Mueller, Henning; Zobel, Justin
Medical information is accessible from diverse sources including the general web, social media, journal articles, and hospital records; information searchers can be patients and their families, researchers, practitioners and clinicians. Challenges in medical information retrieval include: diversity of users and user knowledge and expertise; variations in the format, reliability, and quality of biomedical and medical information; the multi-modal nature of much of the data; and the need for accuracy and reliability of medical information. The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers interested in medical information search with the goal of identifying specic challenges that need to be addressed to advance the state-of-the-art.
Keyword(s): Information retrieval; Medical information retrieval
Publication Date:
2014
Type: Other
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Dublin City University
Citation(s): Goeuriot, Lorraine ORCID: 0000-0001-7491-1980 <https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7491-1980>, Jones, Gareth J.F. ORCID: 0000-0002-4033-9135 <https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4033-9135>, Kelly, Liadh ORCID: 0000-0003-1131-5238 <https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1131-5238>, Mueller, Henning and Zobel, Justin (2014) MedIR14: medical information retrieval workshop. In: ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval Conference (SIGIR 2014), 6-11 Jul 2014, Gold Coast, Australia. ISBN 978-1-4503-2257-7
Publisher(s): Association for Computing Machinery
File Format(s): application/pdf
Related Link(s): http://doras.dcu.ie/20113/1/MedIR14_1pageOverviewPaper.pdf,
http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2600428.2600736
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