Approach for Automatic Construction of Ontology Based on Medication Guide

  • Yuting Lu
  • Jinguang Gu
  • Zhisheng Huang
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 406)


Medication guide ontology has great significance for semantic study of rational use of drugs. Nowadays, medical ontology is mainly constructed manually, which spends a lot in time and manpower, and is also difficult to ensure the accuracy. This paper proposes a method of constructing the domain ontology of medication guide automatically. The method uses semantic pattern analysis to extract information, optimizes the extracted concepts and relations, generates medication guide ontology, and then provides the interface of pattern expansion to adapt to the changing medication guide data. Finally, it realizes the automatic construction of ontology system, and conducts experiments on to verify the feasibility of the system.


Domain ontology Ontology construction Medication guide Rational use of drugs 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuting Lu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jinguang Gu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Zhisheng Huang
    • 3
  1. 1.Computer Science and TechnologyWuhan University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.Hubei Province Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing and Real-time Industrial SystemWuhanChina
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceVrije University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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