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Machine Intelligence for Health Information: Capturing Concepts & Trends in Social Media via Query Expansion

Su, Xing yu; Suominen, Hanna; Hanlen, Leif

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Introduction. We aim to improve retrieval of health information from Twitter. Background. The popularity of social media and micro-blogs has emphasised their potential for knowledge discovery and trend building. However, capturing and relating concepts in these short-spoken and lexically extensive sources of information requires search engines with increasing intelligence. Methods. Our approach uses query expansion techniques to associate query terms with the most similar Twitter terms to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39784
Source: Machine Intelligence for Health Information: Capturing Concepts & Trends in Social Media via Query Expansion
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-60750-791-8-150

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