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MedSpecSearch: Medical Specialty Search

  • Mehmet Uluç Şahin
  • Eren Balatkan
  • Cihan Eran
  • Engin Zeydan
  • Reyyan YeniterziEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11438)

Abstract

MedSpecSearch (www.medspecsearch.com) is a search engine for helping users to find the relevant medical specialty for a doctor visit based on users’ description of symptoms. This system is useful for users who are not sure of which medical specialty they should consult to. Furthermore, the API of the search engine can be used as part of the online doctor appointment and medical consultation sites to route the patient or question to the right medical specialty. The system returns the top three relevant specialties when the estimated confidence score is high. Otherwise, it asks users to input more data.

Keywords

Medical text classification Word embeddings Confidence estimation Data collection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mehmet Uluç Şahin
    • 1
  • Eren Balatkan
    • 1
  • Cihan Eran
    • 1
  • Engin Zeydan
    • 2
  • Reyyan Yeniterzi
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Özyeğin UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Türk Telekom LabsIstanbulTurkey

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