GATE in Biomedical

Text Processing

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The explosion of free text in healthcare (such as electronic health records, and research papers) creates important opportunities that can benefit from natural language processing (NLP) technologies for mining information and knowledge from the text. Examples include extracting patients’ background (occupation, HIV stats, prescription) from their records, or labelling protein, DNA/RNA and cell types from biomedical literature.

GATE is a free and open source NLP toolkit that provides support for a wide variety of biomedical NLP tasks. Examples of biomedical applications include: