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Automated Classification Of The Narrative Of Medical Reports Using Natural Language Processing, Ira J. Goldstein Jan 2011

Automated Classification Of The Narrative Of Medical Reports Using Natural Language Processing, Ira J. Goldstein

Legacy Theses & Dissertations (2009 - 2024)

In this dissertation we present three topics critical to the document level classification of the narrative in medical reports: the use of preferred terminology in light of the presence of synonymous terms, the less than optimal performance of classification systems when presented with a non-uniform distribution of classes, and the problems associated with scarcity of labeled data when presented with an imbalance of classes in the data sets.


Information Dissemination For Farming Communities In Thailand, Khumphicha Tantisantisom Jan 2011

Information Dissemination For Farming Communities In Thailand, Khumphicha Tantisantisom

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

The use of information and communication technology tools has been applied in many disciplines, including agricultural sectors. It may be applied in many modules such as data gathering, data processing, information management and information dissemination. One issue that cannot be neglected is the readiness of technology service users, or farmers in this case. It was found that most Thai farmers were poor and illiterate; therefore, offering them the best available tools and services may not be always what they would like to use. To answer the research questions, action research methodology was selected in this study to find a practical …