SimConcept: a hybrid approach for simplifying composite named entities in biomedical text.
IEEE J Biomed Health Inform. 2015 Jul;19(4):1385-91
Authors: Wei CH, Leaman R, Lu Z
Abstract One particular challenge in biomedical named entity recognition (NER) and normalization is the identification and resolution of composite named entities, where a single span refers to more than one concept (e.g., BRCA1/2).