Semantic search as inference : applications in health informatics

Koopman, Bevan Raymond (2014) Semantic search as inference : applications in health informatics. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis developed new search engine models that elicit the meaning behind the words found in documents and queries, rather than simply matching keywords. These new models were applied to searching medical records: an area where search is particularly challenging yet can have significant benefits to our society.

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ID Code: 71385
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Bruza, Peter & Sitbon, Laurianne
Additional Information: Recipient of 2014 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award.
Keywords: Information Retrieval, Semantic Search, Health Informatics, Medical Information Retrieval, Information Retrieval Inference, Graph-based Information Retrieval, ODTA
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 28 May 2014 03:03
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 05:54

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