Medical Knowledge Acquisition from the Electronic Encyclopedia of China

  • Cungen Cao
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2101)


The Encyclopedia of China contains considerably complete medical knowledge in unrestricted text. We have been developing a new method for extracting medical knowledge from the Electronic Encyclopedia of China. The method consists of two major parts: a high-level conceptual description language for use by knowledge engineers to formalize the text and a knowledge compiler for compiling the formalized text to a conceptual model.


Knowledge Acquisition Medical Knowledge Knowledge Engineer Medical Text Atomic Concept 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cungen Cao
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  1. 1.Intelligent Information Processing Laboratory, Institute of Computing TechnologyChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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