Paper: Extracting Information About Outbreaks Of Infectious Epidemics

ACL ID H05-2012
Title Extracting Information About Outbreaks Of Infectious Epidemics
Venue Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
Session System Demonstration
Year 2005
Authors

, pages 22–23, Vancouver, October 2005. Extracting Information about Outbreaks of Infectious Epidemics Roman Yangarber Lauri Jokipii Department of Computer Science University of Helsinki, Finland first.last@cs.helsinki.fi Antti Rauramo Index, Oy Helsinki, Finland Silja Huttunen Department of Linguistics University of Helsinki, Finland Abstract This work demonstrates the ProMED- PLUS Epidemiological Fact Base. The facts are automatically extracted from plain-text reports about outbreaks of in- fectious epidemics around the world. The system collects new reports, extracts new facts, and updates the database, in real time. The extracted database is available on-line through a Web server.